The Woodturner's
Workshop

Brian Clifford's woodturning resources

(More information: about this site)




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The author


General information
1. About this site
2. Table of updates
3. What people say

Copyright notice
Before making use of these files please read the copyright notice. Failure to read this notice does not exempt the user from the conditions of use.


More photos of turnings
These photos are of turnings I have made over the years. Some of them are quite old. I hope they may be of some interest and, perhaps, provide some ideas.


Video clips
The 'V' cut
Cutting a bead.
Cutting a cove.
Squaring the end of a spindle turning.
Rounding the end of a spindle turning.
The "Raffan" cut
Go to video clips

Introduction To Woodturning
An e-book for beginners
A popular starting place for those just taking up woodturning
Note re: unauthorised sales of this e-book
on eBay Click here

General articles
1. Wood
The structure of wood and how it is
affected by drying
2. How dry is my wood?
How to determine the moisture content
of your wood without a meter.
3. An introduction to the design of vessels
4. Creative woodturning

Useful reference information
1. A bibliography of woodturning
2. An interactive glossary of terms
used in woodturning

Widgets/gizmos
1. A bowl turning attachment
2. A sharpening system
3. A folding tool rest
4. A thickness gauge
5. Bevel angle checkers
6. Bespoke screw chucks

Galleries of my work:
1. Bowls and other vessels
2. Natural edge vases
3. Natural edge goblets
4. Other goblets
5. Composite hollow forms
6. Some boxes
7. Sculptural pieces
8. Clocks
9. Carvings
10. Recent additions

Marketing woodturning skills:
1. Introduction
2. Marketing turnery
3. Marketing other woodturning skills:
(a) Writing for magazines
4. Pricing woodturnery
5. A note on copyright


Photography
My other main interest is amateur photography. See my photos


Links to other woodturning sites


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Projects: general
1a. Natural edge goblets
1b. Natural edge goblets revisited
2. A hand mirror
3. A simple box
4. A baby's rattle
5. Wind chimes
6. A Windsor stool
7. Roll holders & mug trees
8. Coffee mills
9. Some clocks

Projects for beginners
1. A dibber
2. A pencil pot
2. A bud vase

Most of the above are also provided as pdf files which are more suitable for printing.

PDF files
1. Introduction To WT
2. Projects etc.



History
A brief history of woodturning

Book reviews
The Pole Lathe Plan Book

Useful accessories
1. Sanding disk
2. Polishing mop

FAQs
Answers to questions from viewers

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General interest
Trees, wood and people
Some views about the importance of trees - in the past, today and tomorrow.


© Brian Clifford (March 1999), Lincolnshire, England
Last update: March 2013
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