I came to the Popular Woodworking team with an interest in woodworking, but since working here, I seem to have been drawn specifically to woodturning. I find it fascinating, and as with any craftsmanship, it is inspiring to see the passion and care someone puts into a piece, regardless of its use or size.
In fact, ever since Editor Megan Fitzpatrick offhandedly mentioned bringing in an experienced turning teacher to show me and a few other interested folks the basics, I’ve been pestering her about it (Megan, are you reading this? Nudge Nudge.)
But she’s too busy working on Woodworking in America stuff right now, so it’s going to have to wait until after the conference, I’m told.
In the meantime I’m learning quite a bit about turning by watching Tim Yoder’s entertaining “Woodturning with Tim” videos. On the newest collection “Woodturning with Tim Yoder Season 2, Ep.