7  Sanding


When sanding oval turned work the same methods and materials are used as when sanding circular turned pieces on the lathe. It has to be taken into account that when sanding the workpiece on a running ovalturning lathe abrasive paper and rotating sanding pads can only be held on the area of the central line, though. The sanding systems offered for circular turning have been successfully tried and tested for ovalturning, and they work well. But remember: What is not cut cleanly cannot be sanded cleanly.




       8  Finishing



There are no special methods for the surface treatment of oval turned pieces, except that apply he finish, e.g. varnish, on the running workpiece is only possible around the central line




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