Woodturning

Turning Pens | A Quick Guide

A woodturner’s toolkit for turning pens consists of several different lathes designed to accommodate different types of turning cutters. So, which lathe to use? That depends on what style of turning pen you want to create, but the most important factor is the cutting tool. For best results, choose a tool that can cut your…

Ring Turning Techniques and How To Fix Common Issues

This blog will explain the technique of ring turning. It is not to sell tools or equipment, but to explain the art of making rings with wood on a lathe. Will this teach you how to make rings like the ones pictured below? No. But, by reading this blog you will learn to understand the…

Woodturning Finish Ideas + Video Guide

A woodturning finish is any finish applied to your woodwork after you have turned it. Finishes can be applied to the wood before, during, or after it has been turned. Finishes can make your woodwork look its best. Finishing wooden bowls As much as you want a beautiful bowl, it has to remain safe for…