- Update: Turning-Tool Developments
Production problems ending for Glaser Hitec; Stuart Batty develops innovative new tools
- Video: Turning Beads With a Skew Chisel
Practice turning beads in this exercise excerpted from the DVD 'Turning Wood'
- Video: Introduction to the Lathe Scraper
Get tips for sharpening and using this all-purpose turning tool
- Turning Tools Redesigned
CET Inc. launches innovative CryoSteel turning tools and reissues Jerry Glaser Hitec line
- Video: Turning Beads and Coves
Mastering these two shapes will allow you to turn virtually any furniture spindle
- Video: Use a Boring Bar for Hollow-Vessel Turning
Drill an entrance hole, then cut from the center out for a thin-walled vessel
- Tips for Hollowing End Grain
Woodturner Alan Lacer details the use of the hook tool and the ring tool in bowl turning. To master these aggressive cutting tools, Lacer suggests practicing on ...
- Learn to Turn Spindles
All turning techniques are based on cutting a bead, a cove, a cylinder, or a taper; if you can cut these four shapes, you can turn anything. In this primer on basic ...
- 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 ...
- Turning Bowls from Green Wood
Howard Lewin explains how to turn bowls from green wood in this informative article with step-by-step instructions. Lewin offers techniques for rough-cutting bowl ...
- Skew-Chisel Basics
Professional turner Richard Raffan explores the essentials of turning wood with a skew chisel. He explains how to grind and sharpen the tool, and offers lessons ...
- Duplicate Spindles by Hand
When a project requires turning multiple matching spindles, this method for duplicating spindles by hand will results in finished parts with crisp edges, according ...
- 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 ...
- Gouges for the Lathe
Ernie Conover has noticed that anyone who learns how to handle a gouge with aplomb will be far along the road to mastering turning itself. There are three types ...