Our Special Links
The internet offers vast resources for woodturners.
Listed below is just a small selection of some of the sites we think you will find interesting and useful.
One of our members recommends buying parts for making pens from www.ebay.co.uk. Enter a search for Woodturning Pen Kits then you should soon find a Top Rated Seller called fun-e-turnz .
There are lots of information sheets available for pen making on Turners Retreat Website (Link is further down this page).
An interesting website with an excellent gallery and also some useful tips and projects for beginners
A really good range of finishing products used by a lot of our members with details of stockists
An interesting series of articles on Segmented Turning click this link. There are many other interesting things on this websites Links Page as well.
For an interesting series of articles on the History of the Lathe click this link. There are many other interesting things on this website as well. Lots of really good videos and new ones are regularly added.
History of the Lathe
Here is the newest most amazing lathe, check it out
This website of one of our professional members
For lots of useful Information, Ideas and Advice
try the following five sites
this is especially good for beginners
A rather unusual Woodturners Site, take a look
Using Green Wood
Another useful site of the Register of Professional Turners
A vast collection of Tips, Techniques & Projects including a simple diy tool grinding jig and lots of interesting video clips
Interesting site with some YouTube video links
showing polelathes in action
Lots of Information and Ideas
There are many woodworking crafts that can be integrated with woodturning perhaps you could get some ideas here:
DVDs and Videos by Reg Slack
Many woods produce dust which can be hazardous to health. Adequate safety precautions with masks and dust extraction should be used when necessary.
Various Useful Suppliers
Craft Fair Info
a diary of events all over the UK plus vast amounts of useful information on all sorts of Crafts including Woodturning
We will be adding more links on a regular basis
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