Woodturning

Where to buy wood for turning

There are many places to buy wood for turning, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. This blog post will discuss some of the best places to buy wood for turning to make the best decision for your needs. Remember that the quality and type of wood you get will vary depending on where you…

How to Turn Pens

Last updated on November 18th, 2022 at 11:55 amWoodturning pens is a fun hobby that does not require a lot of equipment. You don’t need a fancy lathe or a huge collection of wood-turning tools to turn pens. All you need is a pen blank, a pen mandrel, a pen turning tool, pen turning glue,…

Woodturning with carbide tools

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 10:00 pmWood lathe carbide tools These are simple woodturning tools that feature carbide cutters and are available in full-size and mid-size models. A lathe is a motorized machine that spins wood at high speeds to add circular elements to a wooden furniture part.  There are options to look…

Best chuck for bowl turning

Last updated on November 15th, 2022 at 03:04 pmChoosing a chuck for bowl turning If you intend to turn large-diameter bowls, you buy a heavy-duty and larger-capacity chuck. For smaller turnings, you can go for smaller capacity chucks. To turn bowls, use a chuck with jaws that compress into a tenon or any model that…

Epoxy resin woodturning projects

Ten things you can make with Epoxy on a lathe Craft Resin Coasters Craft Resin Wall Art Craft Resin Chopping Boards Craft Resin Lap Desk Craft Resin Countertops Craft Resin Cheese Boards Craft Resin Ash Tray Craft Resin Jewelry Craft Resin Key Chain Charm Craft Resin Wooden Bowl Woodturning with resin for beginners For beginners,…

How to use woodturning tools

When you’re starting, figuring out what woodturning tools you’ll need might be a minefield. The Axminster Woodturning Tool Set is a fantastic place to start because it comes properly honed and sharpened. You can mount M2 HSS steel blades on smooth, well-shaped beech wood handles. M2 HSS keeps its edge sharper for longer than cheaper…

Turning Pens The Right Way | A Quick Guide

Last updated on October 21st, 2022 at 05:36 pmTurning pens on a lathe A woodturner’s tool set for turning pens consists of several different woodturning lathes designed for different types of woodturning cutters. So which lathe should you use? It depends on what type of pen you want to turn, but the most important factor…

Ring Turning Techniques and How To Fix Common Issues

Last updated on October 21st, 2022 at 07:02 pmTurning wooden rings This blog will explain the technique of ring turning. It is not to sell tools or equipment but to explain the art of making rings with wood on a lathe. Will this teach you how to make rings like the ones pictured below? No….

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