Stan's Corner

Stan Knowles, a member of the Village Turners and an experienced segmented woodturner, is keen to pass on knowledge of woodturning and things wooden to those who are just starting out in the hobby. He is writing a series of weekly news-sheets that are full of tips and hints and will be of interest to both beginners and more experienced turners. They are reproduced here:


13th March 2013 Wet wood, uses for it and the drying of it.
20th March 2013 Finishing and finishes.
27th March 2013 How fast should I turn wood?
10th April 2013 The choice of different woods.
17th April 2013 Interesting and dangerous woods.
24th April 2013 Woods and chucking.
1st May 2013 Of lathes, chucks and tools.
8th May 2013 Dust extraction issues.
15th May 2013 Various suppliers
22nd May 2013 Shapes achieved using scrapers
29th May 2013 Mixing woods and a ring tool
5th June 2013 Achievements