Beginner’s Shopping List for Turning Tools and Sharpening Gear
The American Association of Woodturners’ Walt Wager gives his list of absolute “must have” tools for any woodturning shop, including sharpening supplies.
Shopmade Beading Tool
Interested in adding beading elements to your next woodturning project? AAW’s Bob Patros has a simple way to turn an old gouge into a custom bead tool.
“Make and Take” Classes at Rockler
Want to learn some new skills, meet other woodworkers and go home with a custom project you’ve made yourself?
The Rapidly Rising Cost of Steel
I remember the halcyon days when M2 high speed steel (HSS) turning tools hit the market. No longer did we have to worry about burning at the grinder, and HSS tools held an edge forever — compared to plain carbon steel, anyway.
A Quick Look at the New April Issue
The new April print issue is just days away from your mailbox. See what’s in store!
Roughing Gouge Handle Modification
I just bought a roughing gouge and after turning for awhile the top was cutting into my hand.