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.
What's the difference between files, rasps, and rifflers? Can you describe the best applications for each of these hand tools, and how to use them? Do I need all three in my shop?
Learn the easy method of turning three identical legs while creating this great-looking stool.
Scrapers, which date back to the earliest days of woodturning, still come in handy for modern turners in tasks as diverse as beading spindles and hollowing end-grain vessels.