David Heim Introduces Woodturner Scott Boley – 360w360 E.235

In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking David Heim tells us about a 90-year-old woodturner who turns large, very large. His burls are hoisted up onto a custom-built lathe that can handle material as large as 48″ x 72″.

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An Apartment Dweller Turns BIG.

Scott Boley lives in New York City. In the basement of his apartment building, he has a couple of rooms that house his gigantic lathe and his collection of turnings, some completed and some waiting for finish. His introduction to woodworking came after a chance encounter with a woodworker who occupied the same rooms back in the 80s. Boley was recovering from surgery and needed a new hobby with tennis no longer on his activities list. It wasn’t long before Boley was turning and turning large.

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