Engine Turning Tools?

Answer Engine turning, an old craft that has seen a reemergence, involves the use of machines to cut and engrave intricate patterns onto metal or wood surfaces. This method is also called guilloche. Geome... Read More »

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Tools for Hollow Turning?

The craft of wood turning involves cutting wood to shape as it is spun round in a lathe. Hollow turning tools are needed to remove wood from the hollow inside of some wood-turned pieces. For exampl... Read More »

How to Texture Wood With Turning Tools?

Wood is often textured for use on decorative furniture parts. Textures are created by many different techniques. One effective technique is to use turning tools and a lathe. Table legs are a good e... Read More »

Hunter Carbide Turning Tools?

Hunter Carbide turning tools are ideal for use on wood and stone. They work best on close grain woods. A benefit on most Hunter Carbide turning tools is a replaceable blade which eliminates the nee... Read More »

How to Hone Lathe Turning Tools?

Lathe turning tools such as gouges, parting tools and skew chisels, need to be honed properly in order to cut cleanly. If a wood-turning tool is dull, it will tend to tear and grab the wood rather ... Read More »