How to Turn a Bottle Stopper | 6 Days of Beginner Woodturning Projects Day 1

How to turn a bottle stopper on a wood lathe. This is Day 1 of my 6 Days of Beginner Woodturning Projects. If you’ve wanted to add lathe work into your woodworking this is a great place to start. And these projects make great Christmas gifts as well. I’ll share some basics and what I learned turning each project.

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Thank you to JET Woodwokring for sponsoring this video! Chek out the 1221VS Lathe here:

Tools/Supplies Used (affiliate):

JET 1221VS Lathe –
Carbide Turning Tools – (similar, not same as mine)
Micro Mesh Sanding Pads –
Woodturner’s Finish –
Bottle Stopper Hardware – (similar, not same as mine)
Turner’s Sanding Strips –
Caliper Set –
1/16” Parting Tool –
Live Center –
(Jacobs) Drill Chuck –
Nova Midi Chuck –
Better Chuck under $100 –
⅜” Tapping Mandrel –

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