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Sawing


Preparing the wood block using the chainsaw and band saw.


Rough Turning


After sawing the block is ready for rough turning.


Turning the Outside of the Hat


With the strong hold chuck and the tail stock wood is cleared to from the outside of the hat.


Turning the Inside of the Hat


With the outside done now it is time for the tricky part


Topping Out


After some sanding the hat is turned around and mounted on the light box rechck and the top is finished


Bending & Finishing


With the turning completed there is still work to be done. The hats must still bent sanded and laquered.
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