Category Archives: Woodturning

Wooden bowl design

Today I added an article on the design of turned wooden bowls to my website. I hope it will be of interest to potential customers and also other turners. Visit my web site for more information about woodturning Advertisements

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Tool and equipment reviews

I have started a series of reviews of some of the tools and equipment that I use in my woodturning workshop. I intend to add more from time to time. The first are of my Graduate shortbed lathe and my … Continue reading

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moving

From today, my turning blog has moved to turnedwoodenbowls.co.uk. Please click the link to see later posts.

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Another day in the workshop

Today I spent some more time on the prototype globe stand I mentioned yesterday. This involved a lot of gluing and clamping to make large blocks for the turning stage. I hope it will prove popular for sales at Greaves … Continue reading

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Bad luck with some bowls

Not much actual turning today. I have been working on a prototype of a big new globe stand. I was looking over some of my recent bowl rough-outs and was disappointed to find a lot of rejects. Over the past … Continue reading

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Another style of turning

Different turners make different things. One thing I have never tried is segmented turning. This involves accurately cutting and assembling lots of small pieces of wood and turning an item out of the block so patterns become visible. There are … Continue reading

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Giant pair of compasses

Today I added another article to my website, this time on how to make a giant pair of compasses to draw large circles. I have to do this quite often when marking out bowl blanks or laying out discs for … Continue reading

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