Woodturning, Scrolling, and Carving

Learn more about the specialty branches of woodworking: woodturning, scrollsawing, and carving. We talk lathes and turning tools; scrollsaws, blades, and patterns; and carving knives, gouges, and chisels.

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Cutting-edge Chisel Skills
A chisel may be the most versatile hand tool at your disposal. There’s much to learn about effectively putting a chisel to work. So let’s get started.
The Push and Pull of Grinds and Bevels
A bowl gouge with any profile can make push cuts, but only fingernail-grind tools can make pull cuts.
Bowl Gouge Sharpening
Woodturning expert Brian Simmons shows you how to put a razor-sharp fingernail profile edge on a bowl gouge.

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Give a Little, Get a Lot

Gifting your work can have great rewards for all involved