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.
How does a beginning or intermediate woodcarver advance to higher levels? By buying more and better tools? Taking more classes? Watching more videos?
Use a lathe and a few common turning chisels to create custom handles for your doors and drawers.
“I wish someone had shown me one of these when I first tried to turn beads.” — Phil Brennion, professional woodturner
Build the fundamentals you need for a lifetime of woodturning success.
Since taking early retirement in 1995, Paul Hamler has done a lot of downsizing of his own, turning his han made scale models of rare and antique hand tools into a small fortune.
Arizona woodturner Galen Carpenter uses rich color and spectacular grain to entice customers to his bowls