What is a WoodTurning Lathe?

Wood turning is the art of shaping a rotating piece of wood by the application of sharp tools. The machine that holds and rotates the wood is a lathe. The wood turning lathe is a simple workshop tool that can greatly expand your woodworking horizon. If you want to...
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Sharpening Tools in WoodTurning Lathe

Grinder Once some tools have been acquired they must be sharpened correctly. To do this a grinder will be required. All that most amateurs need is a relatively cheap machine with two 6in. wheels, a coarse and a fine. At the time of writing new...
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Learning to Turn in WoodTurning Lathe

The Art of Woodturning Woodturning is an art not a science. Each skilled practitioner has his own particular way of doing things. The reason for this is that wood unlike, say, metal or plastic, is not an homogeneous substance. No two pieces of wood are...
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