Jul 262011
 
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The following article appeared in the 4th issue of our new woodturning newsletter, The Highland Woodturner. If you are interested in receiving The Highland Woodturner every month, you can sign up here!

Turning Your Own Baseball Bat

By Jack Masten
North Creek, NY

What does a retired Industrial Arts Teacher give his 15 year old grandson for a gift? Seeing that he is the starting catcher on his high school baseball team, why not make him a baseball bat from Northern White Ash?


Materials and tools needed

  • Northern White Ash 3″ x 3″ x 36″ long
  • Lathe
  • Roughing gouge
  • Parting tool
  • Spindle Gouge
  • Skew
  • Band saw
  • Finishing Supplies
  • Caliper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil, paper, hardboard
  • One Grandson (pictured)

Click here to see how Jack turned his own baseball bat and learn how to do it yourself!

  One Response to “The Highland Woodturner:
Turn Your Own Baseball Bat”

  1. Wow what a great gift!

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