On Sale Today - Woodturning Issue 283

Thursday 13 August 2015


In issue 283 of Woodturning magazine we have lots for you to enjoy. In 'Projects', Stuart King turns a traditional humming top toy from boxwood; Bob Chapman looks at the ash tree in his 'Using Local Timbers' series; Neil and Liz Scobie turn and decorate a deep vase and Terry McDonald makes some useful lace-making bobbins.

In our 'Technical' section, Richard Findley looks at common problems facing turners trying to turn several identical items; Walter Hall looks at a number of useful methods for disassembling common pen kits for repair purposes; Andy Coates decorates his hollow form from the last issue; Kurt Hertzog explores a wide range of tips and tricks linked to the assembly of multiple piece turning; Philip Greenwood demonstrates how to turn a two-part vase using ordinary tools and Richard Raffan discusses some of the most important considerations you should make before turning on the lathe and during your turning.

In 'Features', Mark Baker reports on his visits to two symposiums in America; we go in the workshop with Ronald Kanne and Louise Hibbert is our Featured Artist. As well as all this, we also have our usual 'Kit & Tools' pages, 'Leader' from the Editor, 'Community News' as well as a sneak peek at our next issue.

All this and more in Woodturning issue 283, so be sure to get yourself a copy, or why not subscribe and save up to 30%?