Allan Batty’s Woodturning Notes

Woodturning Notes by Allan Batty is an accumulation of important basic points in woodturning, gleaned from over 40 years of experience in the woodturning...

Turning A Bottle Stopper

Bottle stopper kits come in a variety of shapes and styles, and all turn very easily. Most of these bottle stoppers are turned using just a...

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...

Sharpening Carbide Cutters

Did you know that you can sharpen the carbide cutter on your Easy Wood Tool or similar carbide insert tool? It turns out that...

Woodturning Safety 101

WARNING : Woodturning is a potentially dangerous activity. Improper use of tools and/or equipment, products or materials as well as not following recommended safety guidelines...

Turning a Honey Dipper

This simple yet functional woodturning project is easy to turn and is also easy on the budget. A simple idea that can be turned...

Turning a Top Hat Christmas Tree Ornament

Christmas Tree Ornaments are fun, easy to turn projects with endless creative possibilities. You can really get your creative juices flowing experimenting with color, shape,...

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...

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...

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,...