General

Using The Bowl Gouge

Using the Bowl Gouge well and generating a slicing cut will give you one of the best finishes you can get when making a bowl. Here I will do my best to explain how to use the bowl gouge. Hopefully it will make sense.   Stand at your lathe with the shaft of the bowl […]

ProEdge Demonstration for Tool Sharpening

We have a Robert Sorby ProEdge set up in our small showroom and every now and then I have given a quick ProEdge demonstration to a visiting customer.  Tool Sharpening with the ProEdge is one of the easiest ways to sharpen your tools. It’s very important in the world of woodturning to have good, sharp […]

Applying a Colour Finish to your Woodturning

It can be fun to decorate woodturning with a colour finish, it can enhance the piece that you have turned, it can save a piece that has cracked or split or it could help sell your work.   There are many reasons to try decorating your work. I for one love to see the natural […]

Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #4

      Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 4 View this email in your browser Issue 4 The first Newsletter of 2015 Forgive us, we missed sending out the monthly email last month. We have been busy working away to bring you some new products, create a catalogue and preparing for our first show, more details […]

Premium Classic Fountain and Rollar Pen Kit Assembly Guide

This Premium Classic Fountain and Rollar Pen Kit Assembly Guide is written with the Rotur kits in mind but can be used as a general guide for most types of kits. Required Accessories: 7mm Long Mandrel. 3 Pc. Bushing Set. 10mm Drill Bit. 10mm Barrel Trimmer. 2 Part Epoxy Glue or InstaCure (cyanoacrylate glue).     […]

7mm Twist Pen Assembly Guide

This Cigar Pen and Pencil Assembly Guide is written with the Rotur kits in mind but can be used as a general guide for most types of kits. Required Tools 7mm Drill Bit. 9/16″ x 9/16″ x5″ Pen Blank. Pen Mandrel. Slimline Bushings. Glue (Thick CA or Epoxy). Sandpaper/Finish. Drill or Drill Press Barrel Trimmer/Disc […]

Cigar Pen and Pencil Assembly Guide

This Cigar Pen and Pencil Assembly Guide is written with the Rotur kits in mind but can be used as a general guide for most types of kits. Kit Features 24 Kt. gold plated with epoxy coating. Smooth twist operation. Pen and Pencil designed with similar components as a matching set. Heavy weight, elegant design. Pencil […]

Rollerball & Fountain Pens Assembly Guide

This Rollerball & Fountain Pens Assembly Guide is written with the Rotur kits in mind but can be used as a general guide for most types of kits.   Kit Features: Heavy plating with either 24kt gold or satin finishing. Elegant, contemporary design combined with old and new styling. Screw on cap with quarter turn […]

Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #3

      Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 3 £5 Discount Just in case Santa doesn’t bring you everything you wanted for your woodturning workshop this year we are giving every customer a £5 discount on any order placed online over the holidays. Enter the code crimbo14 during checkout. Issue 3 Merry Christmas & a Happy […]

Pen Making Tips

Alan Currans returns with this tutorial on Pen Making.   The trouble with woodturning in general is that you need a lot of equipment and, sadly, pen turning is no exception. However, good news is at hand – with some of the items that you’ll need you have no option but to make them yourself, […]