Articles from Betty Scarpino
How to Use Fingerless Safety Gloves to Improve Wood Turning Safety
Shop safety is a priority, but some gloves can cause problems while turning, but a small, light, fingerless glove is a good balance between usability and protection.
How to Turn Bowls and Spheres with a Vacuum Chuck and Pump
To get to all sides of a bowl or sphere without mounting and marking up the project, our expert suggests an interesting vacuum chuck attachment.
Treating Projects with Wood Dye, Spray Finish and Liming Wax
For a deep, interesting stain for your projects a combination of dye, spray-on finish and a liming wax provides a rich coloring that holds up well.
Making Hardwood Bottle Opener Handles Turning on a Lathe
Maple and walnut bottle openers make inexpensive gifts that are relatively easy to make mounted and with a little turning on your lathe.
Woodturning by Jennifer Shirley
Jennifer Shirley enjoys the art of turning and engraving the scrap and reclaimed hardwood and then passing those skills in turning classes.
Woodturning by Joe Seltzer
Joe Seltzer translates his love for woodworking into creating miniature turning projects from boxwood and pink ivory, most no bigger than 7″.
Woodturning by Bonnie Klein
Bonnie Klein is a master woodworker and a leader in the field of small-scale turning and creative product design and woodturning teaching.
Woodturning by Ed Kelle
From learning the tool in 2003 to teaching it in small shops, Ed Kelle uses his outside the shop influences to create woodturning masterpieces.
Woodturners Show Small Scale Fine-Grain Wood Turning Projects on a Lathe
Four of the finest woodturners in America specialize in turning miniature woodworking projects on the lathe, a very intricate and delicate task.
How to Apply Cyanoacrylate Glue Blocks to Woodturning Projects Properly
Thin CA glue and improper application can cause glue bonds on wood turnings to fail, so learning proper application is important for turners.