Turning a Duck Call Peppermill

Duck calls and pepper mills are two of the most popular woodturning projects today.  So naturally, we thought combining them both into a single...

Modern Masters Metal Effects

Create turnings with an ancient appearance, or combine the natural beauty of wood with the look and feel of a metallic surface to create...

Turning a Confetti Light Snowman

Turn a festive Snowman Confetti Light that is sure to be this year's favorite decoration.  This woodturning project requires only a few tools and...

Turning a Garden Dibber

Whenever I turn, I tend to stick to functional projects that have a use like a salad bowl that will be used daily in...

What is Oil?

In this article you’ll learn about the many types of “Oil” finishes and what makes them different. Excerpt from an article by Bob Flexner Finishing is...

Wood Stabilizing

As woodturners, we tend to hold on to every last scrap of wood in the shop.  Often times, we find a beautiful piece of...

Turning a Bat House Ornament

Turning a bat house ornament is a fun and unique intermediate project that's sure to be enjoyed by all your spooky guests. Featuring a...

Turning a Trivet

Woodturned projects are always a welcome addition to my kitchen, and a cork trivet is no exception. A turned cork trivet protects dining tables...

Determining Safe Wood Lathe Speeds

Using the correct lathe speed should allow the blanks to be turned with little or no vibration, allowing the tools to produce a clean...

Turning and Finishing Acrylics

Plastic pen blanks have become extremely popular with pen turners.  The wide variety of colors and patterns and the ability to produce a high-gloss,...

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