- Turning Furniture Parts (Part 2)
In Part 2 of Peter Galbert's series on turning, learn the subtleties involved in planing a smooth surface, plus cutting the precise notches, beads, and coves seen ...
- Food-Safe Finishes
A summary of non-toxic finishing products ideal for cutting boards, salad bowls, and other food-centric woodwork
- Video: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Cutting Blanks
Part 1 of 4: Learn the best practices for cutting turning blanks from a fresh log
- Video: Roughing the Outside of a Vessel
Depend on a gouge and your design eye to create an attractive shape
- Video: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Finishing a Bowl
Part 4 of 4: Use a jam chuck to turn a foot and part the finished bowl from the lathe
- Video: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Hollowing the Inside
Part 3 of 4: Learn to cut with the grain and achieve a consistent wall thickness when turning a greenwood bowl
- Video: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Shaping the Profile
Part 2 of 4: Follow these steps to preserve a natural edge and achieve smooth cuts with a bowl gouge
- Bowl-Turning Basics
The beauty of a well-balanced bowl lies in subtle details, writes Richard Raffan. He explains here how to make a bowl on the lathe in an hour or two. Among the ...
- Which Finishes Are Food Safe?
Experts disagree about the best food-safe finishes. Finishes can be divided into two categories: film-forming finishes and penetrating finishes. For a cutting or ...
- Turning Rotted Wood
The fungi that cause spalting will eventually lead to rotting if left unchecked. The condition of much of the wood Robert J. Lentz uses falls somewhere in between ...
- Segmented Turning
Michael Shuler wanted to segment a single kind of wood in a bowl. He figured out a way to create a striking look in a turned vessel that didn’t require the use ...
- Bowl Turning
Peter Child jumps right into sharing tips on how to turn bowls, such as completing the turning of the outside of the bowl before removing any wood from the inside, ...
- Exotic Woods
The author of this article keeps 20 tons of wood on hand from which to select for his projects. That is no typo. Bob Stocksdale, veteran woodturner and expert at ...