Woodturning Chucks

Buying the right chuck can seem confusing at first. However, because all chucks perform the same function and operate in a similar manner, choosing...

Tree Saver Green Wood Sealer

For most woodturners, getting our hands on a freshly cut tree is like Christmas morning.  But… if those fresh cut logs are left unsealed,...

Turning an Egg

Turn some eggs for Easter or just for fun. Turning eggs is also an enjoyable and simple way to hone your woodturning skills.  Preparing the...

Turning a Closed-End Jr. Gentlemen’s Fountain Pen

Pen turners often experiment with new designs and techniques to help make their pens stand out from all the others.  Complicated designs and techniques...

Turning a Square Sided Bottle Stopper

Learn how to turn a bottle stopper with square sides using standard bottle stopper kits. Prepare the blank Choose a suitable hardwood blank that is 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"...

Spindle Roughing Gouge Safety

Spindle Roughing Gouges are designed to take square spindle stock down to round and should never be used for roughing bowls. Using a roughing...

Turning a Light Bulb Ornament

This Christmas Light Bulb Ornament is a quick and easy project that you can make with figured scrap pieces of wood lying around your...

Woodturning Tool Selection Guide

With the large number of tools available today, choosing the right tools may seem difficult. The information in this Tool Selection Guide is here...

Turning a Crushgrind Mill

Crushgrind Mills are one of our most popular kitchenware projects.  They allow you to grind pepper, salt and dry spices.  You can adjust the...

Toxic Woods

This list is a compilation of woods that may cause a mild to severe allergic reaction depending on the individual. Toxic woods are not...