Mountaineer Woodturners



Getting Started

It can be very daunting when you first start woodturning, here are a few basic articles to help get you start in your new adventures!

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Lathe 101

The lathe is the foundational tool that woodturning builds upon.


Cutting Tools

The writer has the pen, the painter has brushes, and the woodturners have cutting tools.


Additional Tools

There are many tools that an artisian woodturner uses to craft their vision.


Building a Good Foundation

Here are some more articles to help you build a good foundation in your new craft.



Tool Sharpening

Where to get Wood

Start Turning

Wood turning is a fun and rewarding craft, but you must also be aware of safety.  Read more...

How do you keep your new tools sharp?  Are their systems out there to help you?  Read more...

Where can you buy wood?  Can you use harvest it yourself and prepare it?  Read more...

Now that you have your wood, how do you prepare and mount it on the lathe?  Read more...


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