- Turn a Carver's Mallet
Every workshop needs at least two mallets, Michael Cullen says. Flat-sided mallets are extremely useful, but when it comes to carving and other tasks where a light ...
- Pens Make Great Gifts
Pen turning is fun, it's a great use for scraps, and it can probably be done mostly with tools you already own and skills you already have. Barry Gross will show ...
- Faceplate Turning Is Fun
If your wood turning has been confined to knobs and legs, it's time to branch out and start having some fun with your lathe. Try faceplate turning, the art of transforming ...
- Make Your Own Ornaments
Contrasting woods and multiple-axis turning yield bold, distinctive tree decorations
- Oxford Inspiration for Homemade Balustrade
See an intricate balustrade come together using a shopmade lathe and reclaimed Douglas fir
- Pots, Pitchers, and Piercings
Browse the gallery of work shown at the 2007 American Association of Woodturners Symposium
- One Unreal Egg
A stay-at-home dad whose shop is a converted garage in Damariscotta, Maine, Jacques Vesery has been turning and carving since boyhood. He turns most of his pieces ...
- William H. Macy: Woodturner
Read one editor's account of his day in the shop and on the set with the "Wild Hogs" star and bowl maker
- Video: A Sunburst Finish for Bowls
Wood turner Michael Allison answers questions about his colorful trademark finish at the 2006 Fine Furnishings Show
- Video: Finding a Niche with Turned Lampshades
New Hampshire wood turner sheds light on his technique for turning thin-walled, translucent vessels
- Turn a Hollow Vessel
Improvements in wood-turning tools have made the art of hollow-vessel turning accessible to woodturners of varying skill levels. In this article, Howard Levin, ...
- Turn a Classic Floor Lamp
This 18th-century inspired lamp offers a chance to practice both faceplate and spindle turning. The design accommodates a range of lathe sizes and turning abilities ...
- Turned Ornaments
Ornaments turned in three parts save small pieces of figured wood from the scrap bin and help embellish a tree or window. Michael Sage explains how to make them, ...
- Build a Shaker Round Stand
The measured drawing that Christian H. Becksvoort includes in this piece on a Shaker round table is by no means definitive, but it’s exceedingly close; he’s built ...
- Turned Pens and Pencils
After one too many pen collapses, Richard Elderton decided to clothe his naked Parker pen refill with a suit of wood. It’s just a wooden cap and barrel, shaped ...