GougesGouges are hand tools that can help you complete some unique woodworking projects. There are bowl turning gouges that are always part of any bowl turners tool kit. You can also find micro gouge blades, spindle gouges, and other types of gouges too so you can get whatever type of effect you need for your woodworking project.
Tall Kitchen Chair Project
This kitchen chair is built with the height of standard kitchen counters and islands, using attractive black walnut and skillful design.
Should Your New Turning Tools Be Smoothly Sharpened When You Open Them?
Q: I recently received a detail gouge as a gift and was wondering why the grind looks and feels rough. Do I have to run it through a light grind to smooth it before I start turning? I thought I could just grab a new tool and start turning. A: Turning tools do not [...]
How to Make Shaker Style Furniture: Candle Stand
The term Shaker is sometimes seen as denoting a furniture period, like Queen Anne or Chippendale, but although Shaker furniture making is a genre built to a set of aesthetic principles identifiably different than those of other genres of furniture making, the Shaker genre is not based, even loosely, on an historical period. Shaker [...]
Suggestions for Specialized Pen-Turning Tools
If turning pens is something you will do a lot of in your shop, a few extra products will make drilling, turning and trimming those blanks easy.
The Essential Tools for Spindle Turning
With a bit of practice, making spindle turnings for your furniture can be quite easy, especially with the right set of gouges and chisels.