December 8, 2011
Q: I’ve just started turning spindles and vessels. What is the correct speed for turning them? Mort Bell, Athens, OH A: You want to go faster than you might think,…
June 2, 2011
Q: How can I avoid end-grain tearout while turning a bowl on the lathe? James Gould, Manchester, None A: Most bowls are turned from a long-grain section of the tree,…
February 11, 2010
Q: I have a large walnut slab that I’d like to cut into bowl blanks and turn on my lathe. What’s the best way to store the blanks so that…
January 20, 2009
A good rule-of-thumb for turning at the proper speed
Learn the best ways to turn a tenon using a skew or gouge
November 1, 2008
Choosing and using food-safe finishes including oil, oil/varnish, and film finishes
January 21, 2008
In this excerpt from his new DVD, master woodturner Mike Mahoney shows you how to make this distinctive type of bowl, step by step
January 20, 2008
Learn the correct way to use a gouge when roughing a blank
Why are there so many different gouges?
Learn the differences between these techniques and watch a demonstration of each in part two of an eight-part series on wood turning
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