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Making a Natural Edge Bowl

In this article we will make a bowl leaving the bark or the natural edge of the wood exposed on the edge of the bowl. We will talk about tools to use and various species of wood and mounting techniques, along with some desired results.

Wood Turning Tools – Turning a Fruit Bowl

In article #1 we learned about different ways to make a square piece of wood round and how to center and glue a waste block to the turning block for the purpose of attaching a face plate to the fruit bowl turning blank. Article #2 will deal with the actual turning and hollowing out the project to make the fruit bowl. The face plate has been attached to the fruit bowl and attached to the lathe, you have checked for any looseness or movement between the your bowl bank and the face plate…

Making a Fruit Bowl With Wood Turning Tools

Using various wood turning tools, a lathe designed for turning wood and a block of wood we are going to make a fruit bowl. I want to take a moment and stress safety. Basically you are using some very sharp tools which you will use to shape a spinning wooden block. Common sense goes a long way, use your safety devices, follow the manufactures instructions and pay attention; do not become distracted. I have found that, if something distracts me, I stop, turn the lathe off and deal with the distraction.

How to Plunge Cut With a Hand Wood Router

How to use a router to make a plunge cut into a workpiece. Using a wood router and an appropriate router bit to produce a plunge cut in a chosen piece of material.

How To Build A Timber Boat From Scratch

The only natural material for building boats is wood. There are various designs in the art of wooden boat building. The techniques for building wooden boats depends on the type of boat, the technique and procedure for making day sailors is different from the one used for construction of powerboats, cruising boats, or performance rows among several others.

Safety Rules for a Woodwork Workshop

Working in a workshop exposes one to several dangers especially from the many nails, screws, cutting equipment, heavy materials as well as drilling equipment. It is important when in a woodworking workshop to practice caution and care. This will help to ensure that no injuries occur when the workshop is in use. Below are safety rules every beginner who wants to start a woodwork workshop needs to know.

Top Rated Wood Router That Works Magically

Product reviews go a long way in helping the customer to come to a conclusion about a particular product or a service. It is not only important but also essential to go through several product reviews before you embark on buying one.

Features That Make Your Future Secure: Ten Things You Must See in Wood Routers

It is features of a product that make it unique. Similarly, different features of a tool that make it truly versatile in its functioning make it highly essential in your tool kit. You must have known about the different features of a wood router.

Expert’s Advice to a Novice: What Makes the Best Wood Router?

Here is what experts in woodwork tell us about the best wood routers in the market. If you are a novice, a new entrant in the field, or woodwork enthusiast, the following advice is for you. Read on what is in store for you.

Basic Wood Turning – What Is It?

Wood turning remains a mystery to many people, even accomplished woodworkers in other categories. Still, at its most basic it is a combination of hand and machine woodworking as a machine spins wood and a crafts person uses hand tools to shape it. For people who love creative craft it is a door into adventure.

What Is The Best Drill Press For Woodworking?

Whether you want to drill hinge cup recesses, cut batches of wood plugs, hog out a mortise or countersink pilot holes a drill press can do all the work for you. A drill press is versatile and accurate and it’s a tool every woodworking workshop should have. Before purchasing a press drill to use for any of your projects there are factors that you need to consider first

Why Wooden Door Frames Are Better Than Others

Be it your office or home you may be constructing or renovating, the material used in every aspect of the building plays an important role in determining the appearance and suitability of the finished product. For instance, while choosing something as seemingly simple as a door frame, one can be faced with the tedious decision of choosing between numerous options available in this segment today.

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