Are all wood lathes created equal?

Whether you’re wanting to design bowls, spindles, bottle stoppers, table legs, bats or a range of other items, having a quality lathe is a smart investment in how quickly and flawlessly you finish you finish your wood turning project. What’s the difference between a high quality wood lathe or a budget alternative? If you’ve ever [...]

By |2017-09-05T12:54:19+01:00April 29th, 2017|Woodworking|1 Comment

Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus sharpening system

Wood carving and woodturning are fantastic hobbies for everyone and it is a pleasure to see how simple piece of wood becomes a work of art. In our previous articles we tought you something about Wood carving tools, something about Woodturning tools, and even How to sharpen wood carving tools. If you are a wood [...]

By |2017-09-05T13:07:11+01:00June 9th, 2015|Woodworking|0 Comments

Getting Started in Woodturning

Getting Started in Woodturning: 18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice on Safety, Tools & Techniques book was written by woodturners for woodturners, and edited by John Kelsey. The book features, on 224 pages, beneficial information and shop-tested insights to help learners expand their journey into the art and craft of woodturning. The book covers every aspect of [...]

By |2017-09-05T13:11:45+01:00March 10th, 2015|Woodworking|1 Comment

DIY mini lathe

Woodworking lathes are almost inevitable in woodworking, woodturning and in making furniture. Lathes consist of an adjustable horizontal metal rail - the tool rest - between the material and the operator accommodates the positioning of shaping tools, which are usually hand-held. With wood, it is common practice to press and slide sandpaper against the still-spinning [...]

By |2017-09-08T12:56:25+01:00December 16th, 2014|DIY projects|1 Comment