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...

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 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...

Fountain Pen Care

Fountain pens are a delicate writing instrument that can bring years of enjoyment when properly used and maintained. Below are helpful tips on using,...

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 Square Sided Bottle Stopper

Learn how to turn a bottle stopper with square sides using standard bottle stopper kits. Prepare the blank Choose a suitable hardwood blank that is 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"...

Spindle Roughing Gouge Safety

Spindle Roughing Gouges are designed to take square spindle stock down to round and should never be used for roughing bowls. Using a roughing...

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