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Lidded Finial Bowl

Thursday 14 May 2009

Lidded Finial Bowl

For this project, I have chosen to use yew. There was no real reason other than finding a very nice clean shake-free log, which was then cut in half and trimmed to size. Different timber could b

Tagged in:  Bowl , Tracy Owen , Lid , Yew , Finial

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Basic Turning Tools

Wednesday 22 April 2009

Basic Turning Tools

Buying your first set of woodturning tools can be confusing - there is so much choice and it is difficult to know where to start. I would always advise a beginner to seek advice from a recognise

Tagged in:  scraper , gouge , Bowl Gouge , Skew Chisel , Parting Tool , Woodturning , Spindle Roughing Gouge , Spindle Gouge

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Homemade Chucks

Friday 07 November 2008

Homemade Chucks

Few woodturners have a problem with mounting a bowl blank on the lathe to turn a bowl or a platter. Chucks are very common nowadays and even the most modest workshop has some sort of chuck with

Tagged in:  chuck , Homemade Chucks , Gabor Lacko

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Record Power DML305

Tuesday 09 September 2008

Record Power DML305

I am a fan of mini-lathes and there are a few on the market that deserve serious consideration when thinking of a purchase. Coming in near the top of the usual price range is the new Record DML

Tagged in:  Peter Brett , Lathe , Record Power DML305

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Marc Fish

Tuesday 09 September 2008

Marc Fish

If your workshop is at the end of a road which hosts such unglamorous industries as aggregate supply and car breaking, at a south coast port that has seen better days, then you have to try extra

Tagged in:  Europe , Andrea Hargreaves , Marc Fish , Maker

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