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Tips for Turning End Grain Bowls

The majority of wooden bowls are turned with the grain orientation such that it runs horizontally through the finished piece, with end grain...

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No-Miter Picture Frames

If you never got comfortable cutting perfect miters, or you simply want to make a picture frame with a little different look, this project is for...

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Turn a Giant Snowman

A fun winter project for any woodturner is to turn a snowman. I often times turn a smaller snowman as a warm-up exercise while I’m getting ready...

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Creating a Lithophane with a CNC

Lithophanes are amazing! What is a lithophane? It’s an etched or carved piece that only shows an image when it’s back lit. In this case, the...

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How to Turn Bun Feet

For those of us who enjoy both woodworking and woodturning, a great way to bring the two crafts together is to incorporate bun feet into a piece...

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How to Turn a Bearded Gnome

Gnomes have become a popular holiday icon, and there’s no better way to make one than on your wood lathe. This is a great project to use up those...

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Five Ways to Lower Your Wood Costs

I remember back when I got started in woodworking, I thought that if I could find good deals on a table saw, planer and bandsaw, that the cost of...

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Logs to Lumber with a Chainsaw

You don’t have to rely strictly on lumber yards or hardwood suppliers for your woodworking material.

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Choose the Right Finish for your Woodworking Project

You’ve completed the woodworking portion of your project and now comes an important decision; how to finish it.

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Choose the Right Glue for your Woodworking Project

There are often debates among woodworkers as to which glue is the best overall glue to use. When you choose a glue for any given woodworking...

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