Tag: wood turning

  • Next Up – Some Bowls!

    Next Up – Some Bowls!

    As mentioned in New Shop Addition, I have started learning how to use a lathe. In the past couple weeks I have started learning how to do faceplate turning, as opposed to spindle turning used in making pens. For now I’ve concentrated on bowls and small dishes. We’ll see where it progresses, but right now…

  • New Shop Addition

    New Shop Addition

    This past Christmas, my workshop gained a new piece of equipment: a lathe! It’s a Grizzly T25290, 12×18 and boy do I like it. The day after Christmas I drove down to Rockler and Woodcraft and quickly learned how much other stuff you have to buy – turning tools, sharpener, sharpener stand, chuck, adapter, safety…