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More Woodturning Magazine, your online source for innovative ideas and detailed articles about the woodturning world.

Latest Articles

Top Playground
Top Playground

Published in the October 2016 edition of More Woodturning
PVC Launcher
PVC Launcher
Published in the September 2016 edition of More Woodturning
WhistlingTop
Whistling Top

Published in the August 2016 edition of More Woodturning

 

Sharpening Articles

 

Sharpening Article

(634kb)

February and March Issue of More Woodturning

 

Honing Disk

Summer 2000 issue of The American Woodturner

 

Sharpening System Download

 

Adapting a wet/dry grinder by Ray Lanham

 

Very Sharp

This article was published in the Spring 2006 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

 

 

Tools and Techniques

Semi-Shear Beading Tool

( 216kb)

All Wood Collet Chuck

(366kb, from More Woodturning)

 

Shear Scraper 

(178kb)

September 1999 issue of The American Woodturner

 

One-Way 1018 Lathe Review

(259kb)

September 1999 issue of More Woodturning

 

SpindleMaster Review

More Woodturning

 

Detail Gouge

December 2001 issue of More Woodturning

 

Pyramid Point Tool More Woodturning November 2002

 

Simple Photos

More Woodturning December 2002

 

Wooden Faceplates

Article from More Woodturning  January 2003

 

Pen Sled

 

Vacuum Rip Fence

This article was published in the Summer 2004 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Mini Cove Tool

This article was published in the Fall 2005 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

MagSteady

Published in Summer 2002 AAW Journal

 

Ornament Stand

Using two of four jaws to turn eccentrically.

Adapt-A-Sled

This article was published in the Summer 2006 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Mostly a Project, included here because it tells how to make laminated pen clips.

Laminated Pen Clip

This article was published in the Summer 2005 edition of Woodturning Design.

Mini Article describing another way to make the Pen Clip Block.

 

Backup Plate

This article was published in the Spring 2007 edition of Woodturning Design.

 
NutFaceplate

 

Another way to make faceplates by Walt Thies

 

Foam Ball Sander

This article was published in the Spring 2008 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Sphere Template

Mounting Eccentric Trees

 
Wooden Jaws
Wooden Jaws
Unpublished
Beading Tool

Beading Tool

This article was published in the Summer 2009 edition of  Woodturning Design.
Aux Pen Blank Jaws

Auxiliary Pen Blank Jaws

See also Wood Auxiliary Pen Blank Jaws
ShearSpear
Printer Friendly pdf format
Shear Spear
This article was published in the Fall 2009 edition of Woodturning Design.
Blue Bowl Reversing
Blue Bowl Reversing

This article was published in the Spring 2010 edition of Woodturning Design.
Extending the technique with Bondo

Square-In-Circle

Square-In-Circle Inlay

This article was published in the Summer 2010 edition of Woodturning Design.

Indexing Thumbnail

Indexing

This article was published in the Fall 2010 edition of Woodturning Design.

Icon

Spiral Layout Three Ways

This article was published in the February 2011 (#29) edition of Woodturning Design.

Drill Guide

Drill Guide

This article was published in the April 2011 (#30) edition of Woodturning Design.

Direct Reading Caliper

Direct Reading Caliper

This article was published in the June 2011 (#31) edition of Woodturning Design.
TriangleDiamondRipSled

Triangle Diamond Rip Sled

Split Sleeve Drive Center

Split Sleeve Drive Center

This article was published in the August 2011 (#32) edition of Woodturning Design.

WoodAux Jaws

Wood Auxiliary Pen Blank Jaws

 

Matching Tapers

Matching Tapers

This article was published in the April 2012 (#36) edition of Woodturning Design.

Shadow Sphere Jig

Shadow Sphere Jig

This article was published in the October 2012 (#39) edition of Woodturning Design.
Rip Fence
Diamond Rip Fence
Supplement to Diamond Ornament
PVC Clamp
PVC Clamp
Supplement to Diamond Ornament
Foam Cone Center
Foam Cone Center
Supplement to Diamond Ornament
Foam Cone Sander

Foam Cone Sander
This article was published in the February 2013 (#41) edition of Woodturning Design.
Wood/PVC Jaws

Wood/PVC Chucks
This article was published in the April 2013 (#42) edition of  Woodturning Design.
VEC
Variable Eccentric Cup Chucks
This article was published in the August 2013 (#44) edition of  Woodturning Design
Sliding Eccentric Sphere Chuck
Sliding Eccentric Sphere Chuck
This article was published in the October 2013 (#45) edition of  Woodturning Design

Collet Adaptor
Collet Adaptor
Make Your Points
Make Your Points
This article was published in the February 2014 (#47) edition of
Woodturning Design.
Lathe Drill Depth Stop

Lathe Drill Depth Stop
Posted April 2015

Magnetic Zero Clearance Plate
Magnetic Zero Clearance Plate
Published in the July 2015 edition of More Woodturning
Disc Sander
Disc Sander
Published in the December 2015 edition of More Woodturning
Whistle Jigs
Whistle Jigs
Posted October 2016
   

 

Projects

Magnifying Glass/Needle Threader

(394kb, from the May 1999 issue of More Woodturning)

 

Making a Drop Spindle Article

Making Drop Spindle Hooks

Winter 2000 

Spin-Off

 

Christmas Ornaments

November 2001 issue of More Woodturning

 

How I make Tatting Shuttles

 

Offset Turning

Turning Human Figures on the Lathe by Brian Rosencrantz

Coffee Grinder

This article was published in the Spring 2004 edition of Woodturning Design

 

Snowman Pendant Pen

This article was published in the Winter 2004 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Two Jaw Chuck and Business card Case

This article was published in the Winter 2004 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Towel Hook

This article was published in the Spring 2005 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Laminated Pen Clip

This article was published in the Summer 2005 edition of Woodturning Design.

Mini Article describing another way to make the Pen Clip Block.

 

Ornament Stand

Using two of four jaws to turn eccentrically.

 

Tube Ornament

Tube Ornament Addendum

This article was published in the Winter 2005 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Ants

This article was published in the Fall 2006 edition of Woodturning Design.

Inside-Outside Angel Ornament

&

Angel Addendum

This article was published in the Winter 2006 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Notebook Cover

This article was published in the Spring 2007 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Wine Rack

This article was published in the Summer 2007 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Whisk

This article was published in the Fall 2007 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Spiral Wire Ornament

This article was published in the Winter 2008 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

North Coast Variations

Variations on North Coast Ornaments:  Star and Angel Finials, and branded "Ornaments".

 

Tissue Box Cover

This article was published in the Summer 2008 edition of Woodturning Design.

Spatula

This article was published in the Fall 2008 edition of Woodturning Design.

 

Scoop Ornament

This article was published in the Winter 2009 edition of Woodturning Design.

Eccentric Trees

This article was published in the Winter 2008 edition of American Woodturner

Eccentric Trees Variations

 

knitting needles

Knitting Needles

This article was published in the Spring 2009 edition of Woodturning Design.

Recess Ornament

 

Recess Ornament

This article was published in the Winter 2009 edition of Woodturning Design.

Snowflake Ornament

Snowflake Ornament

This article was published in the Winter 2011 (#28) edition of Woodturning Design.
Crochet Hook

All Turned Crochet Hook

This article was published in the October 2011 (#33) edition of Woodturning Design.

6 Window Ornament

6 Window Ornament

This article was published in the December 2011 (#34) edition of Woodturning Design.

An addendum for adding veneer between segments:

Veneer Problem

OutHollow Ornament

OutHollow Ornament

This article was published in the February 2012 (#35) edition of Woodturning Design.

Jaw Jig
Needle Case

Needle Case

This article was published in the June 2012 (#37) edition of Woodturning Design.
Necklace

Necklace
with 4 videos

This article was published in the August 2012 (#38) edition of Woodturning Design.
Diamond Ornament

Diamond Ornament
Supplementary Articles:
Diamond Rip Fence
PVC Clamp
Foam Cone Center
This article was published in the December 2012 (#40) edition of Woodturning Design.

Scissor Holster
Scissor Holster
This article was published in the June 2013 (#43) edition of  Woodturning Design

Sphere Ornament
Sphere Ornament
This article was published in the December 2013 (#46) edition of
Woodturning Design.
Face Balls
Face Balls
This article was published in the April 2014 (#48) edition of
Woodturning Design.

Magic Wand
Magic Wand
This article was published in the June 2014 (#49) edition of
Woodturning Design.

Earrings
Earrings

This article was published in the August 2014 (#50) edition of
Woodturning Design.
Fish
Fish
Published in the June 2015 edition of More Woodturning
Fish Addendum

Sky Box
Sky Box
Published in the August 2015 edition of More Woodturning
Secret Santa Ornament
Secret Santa Ornament
Published in the November 2015 edition of More Woodturning
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Published in the February 2016 edition of More Woodturning
Hemispherical Ornament Stand

Hemisphere Ornament Stand
Published in the July 2016 edition of More Woodturning
WhistlingTop
Whistling Top

Published in the August 2016 edition of More Woodturning
PVC Launcher
PVC Launcher
Published in the September 2016 edition of More Woodturning
Top Playground
Top Playground

Published in the October 2016 edition of More Woodturning

 

Reviews, et cetera

One-Way 1018 Lathe Review

(259kb)

September 1999 issue of More Woodturning

 

SpindleMaster Review

More Woodturning

 

2002 AAW Symposium

More Woodturning September-October 2002 

 

Writing an Article

A Plea, a Pep Talk, a Plan

Welderhostel

Describes my week long class at the Folk School Snow Farm

 
JT Tailstock Manager

JT Tailstock Manager
This article was published in the February 2013 (#41) edition of Woodturning Design.
Hook Making
Hook Making