Woodturning Tips and Tricks
This is our club's annual Tips and Tricks presentation. Each year we invite our members to come up and share their own tips, tricks, and gadgets for wood tu...
Turning a Bowl with Just a Lathe and a Faceplate - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To
No four-jaw chuck? No problem! Learn to turn a bowl with your faceplate and glue blocks. Our woodturning expert explains this method of using a lathe.
7 Tips For Hollowing End Grain On a Wood Lathe
Learning to hollow end grain takes some time, patience and practice. These 7 tips will help you in your journey of bowl turning.
Wood Turning Angel Wings: Intermediate Project
Angel wings are a sort of extreme natural edged bowl. Much of the time is spent turning air and is a good introduction to space as a design element.
Tips for better spindle turning
Even if you use the lathe only occasionally, you can quickly and easily learn to turn out shapely spindles—anything turned between centers—with these essential guidelines to lead you.
Seasoning Your Own Wood Turning Blanks From Fallen Tree Limbs.
Seasoning Your Own Wood Turning Blanks From Fallen Tree Limbs.: A recent storm broke 2 large limbs on the big cherry tree in my garden. Rather than cut them up for fire wood I decided to turn them into blanks and leave them to season naturally for future use. Cherry is a hard wood that would be expensive …
Redwood Bud Vases
Two of my brothers recently tore down the old house we grew up in. It was built in 1946. And like a lot of old houses it was added onto over the years. I rescued a couple of the old 4 x 4 redwood columns that held up the roof over the porch. I ...
Drying Green Wood Bowls – 6 Methods For Success - Turn A Wood Bowl
Drying Green Wood Bowls. 6 ways for drying green wood bowls; paper bags, microwave, kiln, denatured alcohol, desiccant drying beads, or just simply waiting.