Best Wood Lathes for Turning Bowls

Choosing the suitable wood lathe machine for turning wooden bowls.

You might have seen an experienced woodturner transformed a raw block of wood into a magnificent bowl, and I am pretty sure that you were amazed by the skill of that woodturner. Well, the sight of him—woodturning—might have taken you aback likewise, thinking that woodturning is difficult. But woodturning, as a form of woodworking, is … Read more

Best Wood Lathes for Beginners

Beginner woodworker learn how to use basic wood lathe in workshop.

Do you spend time figuring out how those overwrought and elaborate wooden legs, columns, bangles, pots, goblets, plates, and other decorative wooden figurines were crafted? I guess you do, and you’re not alone in doing so, for even I and those countless wooden art lovers have also been perplexed and bemused by elaborately designed wooden … Read more

Wood Lathe Tool Sharpening Systems

Sharpen the woodworking lathe tool with the grinding jig.

Abraham Lincoln once said that if he were given six hours to chop down a big tree, he would definitely spend the first four hours sharpening the ax. Well, the beloved Ex-President of the United States had a point when he said that you should spend more time sharpening your tools, primarily if you are engaged … Read more