Turning a Bat House Ornament

Turning a bat house ornament is a fun and unique intermediate project that's sure to be enjoyed by all your spooky guests. Featuring a...

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...

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 Kitchenware Project Handle

These projects are a lot of fun to turn and make practical gifts that almost everyone will use. And the great thing about turning...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Carbide Tools 101

With Carbide tipped tools taking the woodturning industry by storm, we're often asked to explain the differences between Nano-Carbide and common Carbide cutters.  Let's...

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