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 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 »

Types of Wood-Turning Tools?

Woodturning involves using a lathe to rotate a block of wood at high speed and then working the wood with sharp cutting blades. With this method, woodworkers produce both functional and aesthetic o... Read More »

Metal Lathe Turning Tools?

Metal lathes turn blocks of metal into machined parts and shapes. These tools use sharp edges, often made of carbide, to remove thin layers of metal to reshape metal into cylinders, tubes or many o... Read More »