Turning a Natural Edge Bowl

Note: The piece shown in this Inspiration Series video was made of Silver Maple. A natural edge bowl is one where the rim of the...

The Basic Box with Ray Key

Ray covers selection of stock, safety, tool modification, chucking options, sanding and finishing.  Also included is Key's method of re-chucking and finishing the base. Click...

Turning an Artisan Comfort Ring

Almost everyone owns a ring, but seeing one made from wood is rarity that gets a lot of attention. These ring cores are made...

Comparing Woodturning Tool Steels

What is the difference between M2 high speed steel and M42 high speed steel? Does powdered metallurgy steel hold an edge longer than other...

Turning a Salt Canister

Note: The piece shown in this Inspiration Series video was made from Cottonwood and finished with beeswax. One of my favorite turning projects is a small...

Face Shield Buyer’s Guide

A face shield may be the single most important piece of safety equipment for woodturners. In this video we compare the Apprentice Face Shield, 3M...

Choosing the Right Pepper Mill

Pepper mills are very popular woodturning project, but the many styles of mills can be confusing. In this video, we explain the features and benefits...

Woodturning Smocks

Mike shows off the features we've included in our smocks after years of testing, and why he never turns without one. Shop smocks

Turning Acrylics

Learn how to achieve a glass-like finish on acrylic pens and projects. See our full line of acrylic pen blanks

Tool Sharpening Basics

At Craft Supplies USA, we believe that properly ground sharp tools are fundamental to successful and enjoyable woodturning. Getting consistent, repeatable results when you...