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See our list of full-length, How-To DVD's produced exclusively by NewWoodworker.com LLC!

Turn a Yarn Bowl
A new Video Tutor Project

Oneway Talon Chuck
A total Tool Review Update!

Rockler’s Excelsior 5-Speed Mini Lathe
Tool Review

Building a Chunk of Tree
Making a big hunk our of smaller hunks

Using Pine on the Lathe
It's cheap and surprisingly instructive!

Turning "Identical" Legs
When individuality isn't good!

Making Split Turnings
Turning two identical halves is not twice the work!Turnings

A long-time favorite project

Snowman Bottle Stopper
A great holiday gift or sale item. (Video included)

Gardner's Dibble
Easy to make but a big hit with that special gardener!

Carvers Mallet
Another useful project for the shop and more

Scrap Mallet
Use up those cutoffs!

Another easy, classic project for gifts and profit!

The Peppermill
The classic lathe project!

A Simple Stool
A simple but useful project

Tips & Techniques

Riding the Bevel

Beall Treen Mandrel

Turning Firewood
A cheap, fun alternative

Logs to Blanks
Shop-cut turning stock

Installing a Peppermill Mechanism
Custom-fitting long shafts included

Make a Pen Blank Drilling Vise
It's cheap, easy and effective!

Equipment Info

Tool Rest Maintenance
Preventing that hitch in your turning git-a-long

Aligning Lathe Centers
Getting rid of one type of vibration

Installing and Removing a Chuck
No hammers required - or allowed!

Make a Ferrule Mandrel
Simple to do using local materials

Jet JWL-1236 Tips
For those with this popular lathe

Turning Chisels
Is better really better?

Exclusive from NewWoodworker.com

Basic Pen Turning DVD
Another complete How-To DVD that takes you from cutting blanks to assembling the pen!

Turning Peppermills DVD
A complete video How-To from NewWoodworker. LLC, including how to custom fit mechanisms!

The Basic Bowl DVD
From blank to bowl - 54 minutes runtime!

Mini Lathe Cart Plan
Designed around the JET Mini but fits most lathes in this class easily!

Steady Rest Plan
If you turn peppermills or bore holes on the lathe, you need this!

Lathe Dust Collector Plan
Easy and cheap to build but very effective!

Turning Showcase

Some of my turning projects


Between Centers

Pepper Mills

Segmented Turnings

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