|Move the tail center to one of the other marks made on the center line.
|Make sure the tool rest clears the wood. The offset will only be a little but it may seem dramatic at first.
|Trun away part of the ghost. I use a blue sheet of foam under the lathe to see the ghost better. Remember not to turn away all of the ghose as this will just give you a atrange offset and round handle while we want an oval handle.
|Move the tail center to the other mark
|and repeat the process on the other side. This leaves a distinctly oval shape to the handle. Move the tail center back to the center mark and refine any beads as necessary. Sand now if necessary.
|I have turned a small bead on the end of the handle for decoration.
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