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 a Snowman Box

Snowmen are a staple in most holiday decorations. So Turn a festive Snowman Box that is sure to be this year's favorite decoration.  This...

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,...

Pens and Platings

Choosing the Right Pen Since 1987 when we first introduced pen kits to woodturners in the U.S.A., Craft Supplies USA has continued to supply the...

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...

Turning a Bullet Box

The Bullet Box is an intermediate project that is fun and makes a great conversation piece. Before you begin, print the .308 Rifle Cartridge Diagram for...

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...

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 Wineglass Stemware

Hand-turned Stemware is a classy way to impress your guests at your next occasion. We offer a full range of glasses. The glass is...

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...