Category: Tools & Techniques

Yellowstone…

Yellowstone…

Is it just me, or did anyone else see Sam Angelo, the Montana-based Wyoming Woodturner on the season finale of Yellowstone? Something about protecting the hardwood stands from the planned airport? Go Sam! But seriously, Sam’s YouTube channel is must-see TV, and we encourage doing some binge-watching when you can now that Yellowstone is done

Coffee Hour & Malcolm Zander

Coffee Hour & Malcolm Zander

On December 16, 2021, we were honored to have Malcolm Zander join our Coffee Hour for two whole hours, where he discussed his amazing piercing processes and his special relationship with Binh Pho. Unfortunately, we were not able to video capture the event due to broadcast regulations, but as we move into 2022, we will

Mike Peace Woodturning Videos

Mike Peace Woodturning Videos

Mike Peace Woodturning – YouTube is a solid gold mine of instructions and fun banter about woodturning techniques and woodturning tools, and a great way to pass time as an occasional member of LAW’s Coffee Hours shows how his southern charm can create magic between the headstock and the tailpost! Mike Peace is the ‘Garrison

Printable Circle Divider Site

Printable Circle Divider Site

I was wandering around the web last night, looking for some pulley-to-pulley ratio calculators, and I found a great circle index calculator that could be helpful lining up basket illusion bowls or creating your own index wheel for other projects. It makes circles with increments or ticks of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9,

Some Good Videos to See

Some Good Videos to See

I found these few videos indirectly through the latest AAW newsletter. I’m always in awe that woodturning has been around so long, and to see methods used in days before Jet, Robust or Powermatic is fascinating! Actually, the video on woodturning in Germany in 1926 could be a demo in any of our shops today…Enjoy!

Lee Valley Tools

Lee Valley Tools

As a regular attendee to the annual Woodworkers Show in Timonium (http://www.thewoodworkingshows.com/), I’m always amazed at the quality of Lee Valley’s tools. Lee Valley has had a prominent ‘booth’ at the show, one that is about 3 times larger than the other vendors. This provides plenty of browsing space and a chance to really check