- 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
- 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
- A Short History of Wood Turnings
- 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, ...
- 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 ...
- Turning a Pool Cue
“Colorado Slim” shares colorful stories about shooting pool and making cues, good and bad ones. He talks about the taper, diameter, stock material, and connectors ...
- Turning a Matched Set of Bowls
Turning a good matched set of bowls can be a challenge, and it calls for careful planning and execution. In this article, Arthur F. Sherry shares patternmakers’ ...
- Checkered Bowls
Irving Fischman wrote this article while he was immersed in the pottery and basketry of the Indians of the Americas. They used simple shapes to counterpoint intricate ...