Updated October, 2004
Index to Links:
Links to other sites:
Sites related to turning with comments:
Net help sites:
Other woodturning associations
Woodturner sites with comments:
- Neal Addy's
new site. Nice clean site with great hollow forms.
centre They sell turnings but have some great samples to view.
Woodturning by Jim Connell - Gallery of woodturned pieces made from
south Florida woods. Jim Connell
- BIG lathe
site Picture of a long bed lathe purpose built for the task of making posts.
- Bill Bowmans
new site. Bill Bowmans says he's new at the web but has long experience
- Mathew Brewer's site. Illinois
Woodturning - Burl Woodturning hollow forms by artist Jack Karmel
- Ben Mclellan.
Nova Scotian wood turner. Has some nice lidded vessels to see.Ben Mclellan
- http://www.angelfire.com/ct/mikesbobbins/ Mike Bester
specialises in Lace Bobbins 80% of which he supplies
worldwide from his base about 28Km from Cape Town in South Africa. Mike
also sells through agents in the USA and Great Britain.
- http://www.biesanz.com This site is based
in Costa Rica and has been produced by
- Brand, Jim
Jim makes chalices for church functions.
Gavin Gavin's specialty is segmented turning, and he shows the construction
of a couple of projects on his website.
- Century porch
post Tim Scarrow's company manufacturers solid wood porch posts,
columns, newels and large diameter table legs. All hand turned on a 20 foot
- Chalet wood
Craft. Paul Ross website.
- Colin in Spain Here
is a lathe upgrade -Electronic conversion for a lathe motor - check the
woodturning site. De hout draai. Draai means turn.
Troy has a superb website. From Arizona but moving to Kentucky soon.
"Wood Turned Dreams"
Lea's wood blog. Don't ask! Check it out...
- Mario Cliche.
Site in French with some very nice examples of boxes and bowls. Mario
- http://www.ubeaut.com.au/BBentry.htm This is a great Australian
site with heaps of tips and information and very good Bulletin
Board the contact is Neil Ellis
Paul Fennell. J Paul Fennell
is the turner from Arizona who does amazing
pierced work on thin turnings. His
site is newly developed. (April 2007)
- Edric Florence
Edric has some excellent directions for turning various forms including
natural edge bowls and hollow forms.
- http://www.indy.net/~woodturn If you like Burls (and I
do) then this is the site to go to by Dick Gerard
- Redwood Valley Turnery,
Nelson, NZ - Using a large variety of Native New Zealand and Exotic timbers,
craftsman Doug Gordon produces turned wooden products with magnificent
grains and finish.
Graham from New Zealand. "Wildwood
Gallery" some creative ideas in turning. Robbie Graham
Greek pens and gifts.
- www.bowlturner.com Revolutions is a must for all
woodturners. The site is very clear and loads very quickly with lots of
very good links and info. The gallery pictures show clearly the skills of
Kandler site all about segmented turning. Something I find interesting
but have not spent much time at.
- D. Ian
Ross - A showcase of the works of amateur woodworker D. Ian Ross
of Ontario Canada.
White For over 20 years Don White has been
among the leading Bowl-turners in the U.K. Believing passionately that there
is no substitute for the discipline of repetition to hone one’s skills enabling
the natural progression to more advanced individual work. His range of domestic-ware
is stocked by good quality kitchen-ware shops. The more ‘individual pieces’
are sold through selected galleries and exhibitions with the Devon, Cornwall
and Gloucestershire Guilds of Craftsmen.
site. Some great examples of pyrographic art.
McViccar Nice site with some unique turnings.
- Greg Morris
Woodturning - Greg Morris. Woodcraft creations including wooden
bowls, platters and vases in different styles for practical and decorative
uses, all made from the Rimu species, native to Christchurch, New Zealand.
(tips on tool making. Quebec site) Jean Michel
- Java Made Wood Handicraft
- Gallery of handmade wood art pieces.
- Bill Kandler
This site concentrates on segmented turnings. Bill Kandler
- Ken Spence
Woodturner - Top New Zealand woodturner Ken Spence specializing
in turned craft pieces from native and exotic timbers.
- Kestrel Creek Gallery
- Gallery of the work of woodturners Jim Christiansen, Ben Carpenter
and Will Simpson of Moscow Idaho. Educational materials and extensive
links are also available.
Birdseye Bowls - Leonard Landry - Creative and artistic wood
- Ray Lanham from Texas.
"to explore the beauty and creativity that a compound-stave segmented
vessel" can offer
- Lathe Art by Rich Johnson
- Rich Johnson A Gallery of Woodturnings using Local Bay Area timbers.
One of a kind Turnings. Classes/lessons for woodturning.
- Laymar Crafts
Woodturning - A collection of woodturning, hints and tips, as well as
lists of suppliers, links and books. This is a very comprehensive site with
lots of hints and tips.
- Andre Martel
Andre Martel. Andre makes and sells his own patented hook tools. If
you're looking to do endgrain turning contact Andre - he knows what he's
talking about! Canadian.
Dick Mather Another turner from the UK who produces excellent work.
- http://website.lineone.net/~avmold Alan Mold is based in
Cheshunt ,Hertfordshire, England. He has a particular interest in Barley
Twists and Ornamental turning, the site shows lots of pictures of his work
and some links to related sites.
plans - a commercial site with plans and links
- Ruth Niles Ruth
has some other items for sale too. (Stainless wine bottle stopper blanks)
Spectacular work from Colorado. Looks like basket work. (some of it)
Zealand bloggers site. Neat!
Siragas Artistic Woodturner - Photo gallery of woodturned and woodcarved
items, diary of international demonstrations, plus pictures of Nikos
Siragas working at his workshop and gallery in Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
- Ornamental Turning Center
- Describes the art and craft of highly decorative surface ornamentation
of turned objects.
- Vinod Pandey writes
a woodturning Blog. Lots of varied information.
- http://www.brianpart.co.uk This very clear site by
- Revolutions Woodturning
- Photos and descriptions of my work, my tools, and my studio.
Robert Spraggs site.
- http://www.robchapman.com A new site launched
by Rob Chapman.
Ornamental Turning - Valeria Mokeeva has revived favourite Peter
the Great's hobby, ornamental turning from mammoth ivory and wood.
Made Bowl Turning Lathe - Self contained turning lathe with built in
dust control system.
Shirley's new site. Some great work on this site.
- The Society of Ornamental
Turners - Providing definitive information on the subject of Ornamental
Turning both to Society Members and to Newcomers to the Craft.
- Soul of the Tree
- One-of-a-kind woodturned bowls, vessels, vases, hollow forms, pen and
pencil sets, and cutting boards by woodturner Bob Fincher.
- Steven Kennard
Woodturner, Furniture Maker - Stevan Kennard Winner of NS Designer
Craft's Council Festival of Arts awards for Innovation and Best New Product
1999. His site featuring photos of his work in precious and local woods
- fine boxes and bowls, candlesticks and candelabra.
Woodcrafts - Woodturning and other handcrafted wood items by Derek
Andrews of Nova Scotia.
Rick & Sue Taylor Run a woodturning gallery in Dargaville,
Kauri Coast, NZ. Their work includes turnings using ancient Kauri wood.
They also supply blanks and run courses for woodturning tuition.
- Tiger Lily Workshop
- Dick & Pat Wexelblat Fine turned wood objects for sale, plus hints,
information about wood species and links.
wooden Bowls. Great spot for hints on making tools from scratch
- A Turn for the
Better - Woodturnngs and woodwork by Kevin Miller in Juneau Alaska.
about woodturning from Steven Russell. And the educational
site managed by Steven from Texas. Lots of interesting material here
from boiling, drying to sharpening bandsaw blades.
- www.homestead.com/woodturning/main.html Another very good site full of first class information
and interesting links the site has been produced by Thomas Trager
and includes some lovely gallery pictures that are regularly updated showing
his quality workmanship.
- Turn of the
Century - William Schmidt Established in 1971, consisting of
two woodworkers engaged primarily in the craft of fine woodturning, creating
works that are functional, and designed for the common man.
woodturners. An Australian family owned business that sells woodturned
- Williams Wood
Works - Darrell Williams Gallery of original miniature turnings
in dollhouse scales, made of wood, acrylics, palm nuts, and other mediums.
- The Wooden Vessels Of Robin
Piscitelli - Robin Piscitelli Gallery of woodturned projects
from hardwood burls.
Gallery - Artistic turnings of exotic woods photographically displayed.
- Woodturning -
Woodturning and handcrafted wood items by artist Ludwig Muendlein.
- Jacques Coulombe woodturning and woodcarving tools, pens kits,
- Woodturning 101 - A collection
of woodturnings by Bud Home.
by Tom Capey - Tom Capey Photos of bowls,vases,hollow forms.
Information on 30,000 year old swamp Kauri trees.
By Ken Bullock - Functional and artistic wooodturnings including
wooden bowls, vases and tableware turned from various hardwoods at the Kings
Landing Historical Settelment studio, New Brunswick, Canada.
- http://home.san.rr.com/zbikwoodturning This site contains a gallery
of very exquisite segmented turnings based on ancient themes most of the
items shown have won prestigious awards for Ed Zbik who produces
and sells them from his base in San
chasing threads in
turners web ring
Just a list of woodturners:
- Alan Green
- Allan Macaulay
- Al Stirt Attended a workshop by
Al in Peterborough. He does nice work with platters with rim decorations.
- Ben Mclellan. Woodturner
Ben McLellan, employes his woodturning skills to create artful expressions
in wood. Inklings in Wood shop and studio are located on the picturesque
Glooscap Trail, in the village of Maitland, Hants County, Nova Scotia's
first Heritage Conservation District .
- Bill Pentz
Grumbine Has some nice shots of bowl turning and using a bowl saver.
- Bill Johnston
- Bill Bowman
Boggs - Chairmaker
- Brian Partridge
- Brand, Jim
- Cedar Station
High quality porch posts, newels, balusters, table legs, kitchen and island
legs hand turned by Simmonds Woodturning. We provide architectural woodturning,
cabinet legs, furniture legs and hard to find kitchen legs for huge dining
tables and islands.
Chippendale furniture site
and Wendy Ellsworth
Andrews-Sunrise Woodcrafts On this website you will find a selection
of high quality woodturned gifts.
- Devos Jack
Thur Functional art and one-of-a-kind creations, turned
by Don Thur
Mather. UK woodturner
Sarmiento (Peruvian wood turner.)
- Fine Woodworking
Morrin Nice site all fixed up
- Hancock, Larry.
- Haskell Bill
- Heryet Julie
- James Barley Canadian
site (Nanaimo, BC)
- Jim Becker
Michelsen Of Woodhat maker fame
- John Mitchell
- Liestman Art
Oland - Oland Craft
- Lussier Pierre
and Melvin Lindquist
Woodturning - Roddy Moyes
Solomon - Coners Corner
- Nittman David
Charles Fagg -Peters Platters
Tuttle Richard died recently. Regrets. Died: January 10th, 2003
Woodworks- Durham N.C.
Rocknak - Sculptor
Hogbin Stephen Hogbin is a Canadian artist working primarily
in the medium of wood, on commissions, individual pieces and installations.
Malcolm Likes segmented turning.
- Tom Buchner
Wood turner suppliers:
- Abrasive Oasis.
Online sandpaper store offering sanding belts, discs, sheets, sponges, blocks,
grinding discs, and much more.
- Dust filtration
olive wood, source of olive wood.
- Parent company of woodturns
General woodturning supplies including Astra Dot sandpaper. In Toronto.
- Woodturners resources
woodturning software. Design your turnings in all kinds of ways.
- Dyes of all
kinds, including aniline for wood.
Burl - Mardena Blaney
- General tools
- General Tool Canadian
Wade Tool Company
- Global construction
services. Illinois based company dealing with dust collection.
- Jacques Coulombe
Valley and Veritas Tools
- L.R.E. Machinery-
Machine tool directory listing 1000's of lathes specifications, machine
tool manufacuturers and european machine tool dealers (Including woodturning
lathes.) European based and more industrial than hobby.
Hill Turnery- Hamlet Tools
Lathes Unique stationary lathe system engineered to handle large
platters and hollow forms, but precise enough for small intricate work.
Air Systems-Dust collection
Child Woodturning Supplies
- Posichuck Doug
Harrison makes and sells a chuck for spindle turning. Neat idea for those
into spindle turning in a big way.
- Redwood Burls
and burls from other woods too available from Eureka, California company.
Sorby Excellent reference site.
- Resinwood processing
source. Royce Sales. Handy place to get hook and loop, belts, disks
and many other useful lathe sanding materials.
- Stihl Chainsaws
- Nova Lathes
- Ukranian contacts.
Portal for professionals of the woodworking industry where they can buy
or sell timber/lumber products and receive the latest industry news. Site
translated into English, Ukrainian and Russian languages.
36 Master Bowlturner Lathes
Woodturner tools. This company in Kentucky has
an excellent website. They offer a variety of tools for woodturners including
HSS to make your own tools.
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