Gifts For Woodturners – 50 Ideas To Inspire Woodturning

Gifts for Woodturners Main Image

What are some great gifts for woodturners? Woodturners appreciate trees, knowledge, and quality gear. This guide is more for the spouses, or significant others of woodturners because the task of finding a great gift can be a challenge. I know, my wife tells me so regularly. FYI, many of these items are small and will […]

Bowl Gouge Mastery – Online eCourse Preview

If you’re like me, you struggled with the Bowl Gouge the first time you used one. And if you’re trying to learn all by yourself, it’s very easy to make dramatic and fabulous catches. WE ALL DO IT!  I can tell you, I’ve been there!  And I needed to understand much more about the Bowl […]

Buying A Wood Lathe — 5 Things You Need To Know

Buying a wood lathe 5 things to know

Buying a wood lathe for the first time can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In this article, I will share with you some things people rarely discuss, but are very important in your wood lathe decision-making process. Many of the points in this article are never spoken about. Without this knowledge, you […]

Tree to Bowl Online eCourse

If you’re like me, you’ve had people come up to you and say things like, “I have some logs,” or “our neighbor is taking down a tree. Do you want it?” Your first thought might be, “YES, I WANT IT!” But then come all the questions: I can tell you, I’ve been there and I’ve […]

Wood Bowl Turning Start-To-Finish Online Ecourse

I bet you have dreamed about making a certain type of bowl! As woodturners, we all have and usually continue to imagine the next bowls we’ll make. In your mind, you can clearly see the bowl you want to make. What’s keeping you from making your perfect bowl? Lack of knowledge Nobody to show you […]

Woodturning Chisels – Turn Wood Bowls – Infographic (Gouges, Scrapers)

Woodturning Chisels Infographic Bowl Gouges and Scrapers Guide

Woodturning chisels and gouges are a bit confusing when you’re first starting in woodturning. Let’s clear up some of the confusion. What tools do I need to start woodturning? To turn a wood bowl, you can start with a simple 1/2” bowl gouge and nothing more. A 1/2” bowl gouge can perform all the tasks […]

Tool Sharpening eCourse – for Wood Bowl Turning

Tool Sharpening eCourse for wood bowl turning is the place you need to be to finally understand everything necessary to sharpen your turning tools with ease, also to understand, why, when, and how to make your tools work best for you. Are you tired of not knowing for sure how to sharpen that gouge? What […]

Carbide Vs. Traditional HSS Wood Turning Tools

Carbide Vs HSS Traditional Bowl Gouge Turning Tools

When turning a wood bowl, which tools are better, carbide or high-speed steel (HSS) traditional turning tools? The answer can be highly controversial, depending with whom you speak. To be honest, carbide and traditional turning tools each have advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will unpack all the pros and cons of carbide and […]

Spalting and Spalted Wood Bowls

Spalted Wood Bowl Turning Spalting

Spalt or spalting is probably the most exciting characteristic and beautiful visual effect you can find in any wood bowl blank. When people hear the word “spalt” for the first time, they often turn their heads to the side a bit and ask, “what did you say?” What is Spalting? Spalting is somewhat graphic or […]

How To Sharpen A Chainsaw – Illustrated Guide

How To Sharpen A Chainsaw Blade

How do I sharpen a chainsaw? A chainsaw blade can be sharpened by hand using an appropriate sized round file. Each tooth needs to be filed sharp by incorporating a few different techniques for sharpening. There are numerous ways to sharpen chainsaw teeth, but hand sharpening is the quickest and easiest method. Learning how to […]