- Pots, Pitchers, and Piercings
Browse the gallery of work shown at the 2007 American Association of Woodturners Symposium
- 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
- Tip: Fixture for Turning Feet on Bowls
- Tip: Quick Bowl Mounting
- Tip: Segmented Turning Blanks on a Disc Sander
- 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
- Video: Use a Boring Bar for Hollow-Vessel Turning
Drill an entrance hole, then cut from the center out for a thin-walled vessel
- 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 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’ ...
- 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, ...
- The Bowl Gouge
There are three types of woodturning gouges, writes Peter Child: one designed for bowls, one for between-center coving and small rounds, and one for roughing square ...