Turning Beads With a Skew Chisel
Practice turning beads in this exercise excerpted from the DVD 'Turning Wood'
The skew chisel is an often overlooked tool in wood turning, but it has a variety of uses from roughing a spindle blank to producing intricate grooves and beads. In this excerpt from the video Turning Wood, master woodturner Richard Raffan demonstrates an exercise to improve your skills at turning beads on a spindle. The technique is applicable for making turned table legs, bed posts, or other decorative objects.