Lathe Tool Wedgie

My lathe tool rack is based on a fishing rod rack that I made some time ago. Made from 3/4-in.-thick walnut, it measures 3-1/8-in. by 10-in. by 30- in. I made the matching front and back tool [...]

Three Quick Shop Storage Solutions

These simple shop storage solutions are quick to build, but will make a big impact in your shop. Project #2408 • Skill Level: Beginner • Time: 1 Day • Cost: $10-40 Sometimes, it’s the simplest [...]

Bowl Blank Guide Disc

Here’s an easy way to cut bowl blanks from half log sections. Cut a round guide disc from 1/4″ thick material the size you want your blank to be, and countersink a hole in the center. [...]

Turned Scoop with Pewter Finial

Combine spindle turning skills with a special chucking method to make this utilitarian scoop. Project #2304 • Skill Level: Advanced • Time: 3 Hours • Cost: $20 One of the most popular projects of [...]

Windsor Shop Stool

A comfortable seat can make a big difference in your work. For a SketchUp model of the Windsor Shop Stool as illustrated in the article, click here. I designed this stool for a special purpose – [...]

A Routed Box

Bringing a router to the lathe is a great way to add a unique look to your turning projects.  Project #2401 • Skill Level: Advanced • Time: 1 Day • Cost: $35 In woodturning, boxes are really [...]

Two Holiday Turning Projects

Turn spindle and hollow-globe ornaments using a waste block mount. For woodturners, the nip of autumn in the air usually triggers thoughts of holiday projects. Here are two ornaments you may [...]

Turned Rolling Pins

Even an ordinary kitchen tool can be beautiful. If you’re looking for an easy-to-make gift for someone who loves to cook, here it is: a custom-made rolling pin. There’s something about this [...]

Turned Knobs

Dress Up Your Custom Furniture With Custom Knobs Why would you ever make your own when you can buy them for less than a buck? I can think of many reasons. One is wood choice: many knobs are only [...]

Morning Zen: Char & Logan Turn a Bowl

Friend of PW Char Miller-King (@woodenmaven on Instagram) set a goal for herself to turn every place she travels, and was recently in town to film an episode of the Woodsmith Shop. Logan was more [...]

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