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...

Coloring Wood by Jimmy Clewes

Using dye to color woodturnings is a fun and exciting way to make any piece of wood look spectacular.  In this article, professional woodturner...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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