Turning Halloween Bottle Stoppers

Halloween is a fun and enjoyable time of year.  Most people dress up on Halloween , so we thought why not dress up a project...

Coloring Wood by Jimmy Clewes

Using dye to color woodturnings is a fun and exciting way to make any piece of wood look spectacular.  In this article, professional woodturner...

Shear Scraping with the Crown Negative Rake Shear Scraper

As a woodturner, the last thing you want to see when your lathe comes to a stop is an area with torn grain.  It’s...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Polishing Using Micro Magic

With our new Micro Magic Polishing System, you can achieve a perfect finish in three easy steps.  Let’s Get Started! Preparation Sand your blank through 400...

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...

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...