Here we go. After many requests on sharpening, here’s how I sharpen my gouges and scrapers on an inexpensive bench grinder.
Continue reading Sharpening Gouges and Scrapers
We all get into wood turning to make bowls, but turning bowls is not quite as easy as it looks. In this beginners guide, I demonstrate in detail how I turn bowls from start to finish.
Continue reading Beginner’s Project Series: A Simple Bowl
In the beautiful sunshine, I take a note from nature and demonstrate how I wood turn mushrooms on the lathe using basic tools in this weeks beginners project. Continue reading Beginner’s Project: ‘Magic’ Mushrooms
We all need a drink sometimes, and sometimes we need two. This week, I demonstrate how to turn bottle stoppers using two different methods:
Continue reading Beginner’s Project: Simple Stoppers Using 2 Methods
Into the kitchen this week for a great skill building turned rolling pin project which is ideal for beginner woodturners and honing tool skills.
Continue reading Beginner’s Project Series: Rolling Pin
We spend a lot of time standing at the lathe and our poor feet get tired and cold. This fab little foot roller/massager is a brilliant beginner’s project to help ease your feet back into shape after a day at the lathe. Continue reading Beginner’s Project Series: Foot Roller/Massager
In this second episode of my beginner’s series, I look at a simple but ever-so fun to turn project that is as enjoyable on the lathe as it is spinning on a table – A spinning top. Continue reading Beginner’s Project Series: Spinning Top
The very first piece of woodturning I ever did was a gardener’s dibber, and for this first practical part in my beginner’s series, I go back to that very root and turn another one, and show you how I do it. Continue reading Beginner’s Project Series: Gardener’s Dibber
Today, I’m really pleased to announce the start of a brand new woodturning series I’m putting together aimed squarely at beginners. Continue reading New: Beginners Series of Video Projects