Holding Down Work - Fine Woodworking How-To

Holding Down Work

  • Size Turnings with a Gate JigQ & A: Size Turnings with a Gate Jig

    by Christian Becksvoort

  • Rough Turning a BowlRough Turning a Bowl

    by Richard Raffan

    Find step-by-step instruction for getting started in bowl making in this excerpt from Raffan's classic book 'Turning Bowls'

  • Barley-Twist CandlesticksBarley-Twist Candlesticks

    by Ernie Conover

    A lathe and a few simple tools are all you need to make a barley-twist candlestick, a traditional design made up of threads cut into a cylinder. Most of the project ...

  • Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Finishing a BowlVideo: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Finishing a Bowl

    with Howard Lewin

    Part 4 of 4: Use a jam chuck to turn a foot and part the finished bowl from the lathe

  • Holding Your WorkHolding Your Work

    by Garrett Hack

    You want to control your tools, not waste your energy on work slipping around. Using a solid, flat workbench, Garrett Hack share some ideas for holding down a workpiece ...

  • Strategies for ClampingStrategies for Clamping

    by Jim Tolpin

    Jim Tolpin learned the hard way -- in the middle of making a spiral staircase with two laminations – that it’s important to have all the necessary materials on ...

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