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...

Dale Nish Finishing Process

The Deft and Oil finishing process was taught by Dale L. Nish in our Woodturning Workshop program for over 25 years and is still...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

Storing and Turning Unseasoned Wood

Improper storage of wood blanks can cost you hundreds of dollars.  Learn how to properly store and turn unseasoned wood with this woodturning article...

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