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Emmett Manley is a longtime member of MSWG and AAW.  He is a retired medical scientist/professor who got hooked on woodturning in 2005. He enjoys studying and collecting wood native to western Tennessee and turning that wood into useful items. 
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Have Fun With Ebonizing

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

June
2009
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Fascination with Friction

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Emmett Manley

Article in AAW Publication

April
2011
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Food Safety

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

August
2009
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A Tale Of Two Bowls

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

October
2009
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Sanding 101

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Emmett Manley

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December
2009
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Woodturning Internet Forums

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Emmett Manley

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February
2010
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Sensational Woodturning

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Emmett Manley

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April
2010
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Sweet Gum - An Unappreciated Treasure

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Emmett Manley

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June
2010
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The Much Maligned Scraper

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August
2010
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Un-Chucking Wood

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Emmett Manley

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October
2010
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Osage Orange: A Love Hate Relationship

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Emmett Manley

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December
2010
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Hypoxylon -- Deadly, But Beautiful

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Emmett Manley

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February
2011
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The Scary Skew Chisel

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Emmett Manley

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April
2011
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A Different World

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Emmett Manley

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June
2011
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Drying Wood

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August
2011
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The Lowly Bottle Stopper

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Emmett Manley

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October
2011
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Shop Science

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Emmett Manley

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December
2011
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How Do You Learn Woodturning?

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Emmett Manley

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February
2012
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Turning Rotten Wood

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Emmett Manley

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April
2012
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Rare Earth Magnets

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June
2012
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Honey Locust

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August
2012
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Buyers Remorse

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Emmett Manley

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October
2012
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The Almighty Bevel

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Emmett Manley

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December
2012
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Warming Up At The Lathe

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

February
2013
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Paulownia tomentosa - A True Mystery Wood

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Emmett Manley

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April
2013
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Accidental Education

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June
2013
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Identification Of Wood

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August
2013
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Woodturning: A Breathtaking Experience

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Emmett Manley

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October
2013
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Woodturning Shop Estate Planning

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Emmett Manley

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December
2013
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A Woodturner"s 2014 Resolutions

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Emmett Manley

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February
2014
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Carbide Cutters: Fad or the Future?

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Emmett Manley

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April
2014
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More Woodturning Controversy: Mounting Bowl Blanks On A Lathe

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Emmett Manley

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June
2014
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Reflective Woodturning

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Emmett Manley

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August
2014
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Black Walnut The American Beauty

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Emmett Manley

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October
2014
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Food Safe?

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January
2015
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Wild Cherry, Another Mid-South Beauty

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March
2015
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A Woodturner"s Education

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Emmett Manley

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May
2015
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Sand in wood? Fact or Fiction?

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Emmett Manley

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July
2015
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Mushrooms, fungal and wooden

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Emmett Manley

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September
2015
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Rustic Inspiration

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Emmett Manley

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November
2015
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When the Wood Stops Turning

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Emmett Manley

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January
2016
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Eastern Red Cedar, Another Love/Hate Relationship

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Emmett Manley

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March
2016
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Maple - Confusing but Special

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Emmett Manley

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May
2016
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Putting Beetles to work

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Emmett Manley

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July
2016
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Cutoffs too good to trash?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2016
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The Forgotten Faceplate

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Emmett Manley

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November
2016
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The Wood Processing Platform

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Emmett Manley

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February
2017
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Rare Earth Magnets

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April
2017
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Seeing Clearly At The Lathe

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Emmett Manley

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June
2017
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Fractal Burning Worth the Risk?

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Emmett Manley

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August
2017
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What is the best Mid-South turning wood?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2009
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Out of a Limb: Natural-Edge Bowls

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Emmett Manley

Article in AAW Publication

October
2013
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Poison Ivy

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2009
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Chain Saw Safety

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Emmett Manley

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November
2009
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Making Your Woodturning Life Easier

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Emmett Manley

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January
2010
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Why Do People Turn Wood?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

March
2010
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Callery Pear (Bradford Variety) - The Woodturner�s Friend

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Emmett Manley

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May
2010
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Sand in wood? Fact or Fiction?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2010
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Indispensable Cyanoacrylate Glue

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2010
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Simple Holiday Embellishments

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

November
2010
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Burn Lines

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Emmett Manley

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January
2011
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A Wooden Wine Bottle

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

March
2011
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The Good Woodturning Demonstration

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

May
2011
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A Plea For Millimeters

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2011
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If I Were The Woodturning King: More About Safety

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2011
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Best Tools for the New Woodturner?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

November
2011
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The Dark Side Of Woodturning

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

January
2012
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Mounting Wood On The Lathe

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

March
2012
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11 Cent Pens

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

May
2021
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Black Locust

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July
2012
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Three Special Shop Friends

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September
2012
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Hickory? or is it Pecan?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

November
2012
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Woodturning, Sex, and Money

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

January
2013
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Persimmon, The American Ebony

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Emmett Manley

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March
2013
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Rodney Dangerfield Woods

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Emmett Manley

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May
2013
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A Plea For Millimeters (Reprint July 2011, XXVI)

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2013
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Drying Wood (Reprint August 2011, XXVII)

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2013
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Stick"n Burn From The World of Gourds

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Emmett Manley

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November
2013
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Spalting: Nature"s Gift to Woodturners

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Emmett Manley

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January
2014
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Glues: A Sticky Subject

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

March
2014
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Dogwood Will Break Your Heart

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

May
2014
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Why Do People Turn?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2014
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To BEE a Carpenter

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

September
2014
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Many road to Rome

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December
2014
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Yellow Bellied Sapsucker, Friend or Foe?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

February
2015
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POP QUIZ ! What Have you learned?

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Emmett Manley

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April
2015
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Cicadas

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Emmett Manley

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June
2015
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The Woodturner"s Notebook

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Emmett Manley

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August
2015
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Obey the Six Laws

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Emmett Manley

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October
2015
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11 Cent Pens

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

December
2015
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Fire In The Woodturning Shop

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Emmett Manley

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February
2016
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John C. Campbell Folk School A Camp for The Curious

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

April
2016
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Poison Ivy: A Plant To Avoid

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

June
2016
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Disappearing Woods

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

August
2016
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Why Turn Wood?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

October
2016
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The Much Maligned Scraper

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

January
2017
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What's the Right Way to use Friction Polish?

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

March
2017
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Woodturning, Sex, and Money

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

May
2017
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Science in the Shop

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Emmett Manley

Wood Spin printed in Turners Talk

July
2017