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Robert Sorby Woodturning Tools

Robert Sorby Woodturning Tools

By ed (the amateur) turner / 17 February, 2024 /

Robert Sorby Woodturning Tools: Elevate Your Craft Woodturning transforms wood into art, and the right tools make all the difference. Robert Sorby, a UK-based company, stands at the forefront of woodturning tool manufacturing. For over 200 years, this Sheffield-origin brand has been synonymous with quality, durability, and precision. This guide highlights why Robert Sorby woodturning…

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Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #10

By Dunc / 21 August, 2017 / Comments Off on Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #10

    Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 10 Issue 10 UKIWS 2017, New Products and more It has been a couple of weeks since UKIWS 2017 and it was another great weekend. Olivers Woodturning packed up almost the entire shop and used the weekend to launch an exciting new line of products, more on that below.…

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Learn to Turn – Episode 1

By Dunc / 16 February, 2017 / Comments Off on Learn to Turn – Episode 1

Our new YouTube series entitled Learn to Turn has now started. Episode 1 is now available to watch.

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Using The Bowl Gouge

By ed (the amateur) turner / 15 January, 2016 / Comments Off on 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…

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Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #7

By Dunc / 18 December, 2015 / Comments Off on Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #7

      Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 7 Issue 7 Looking forward to the Christmas break Well it’s been a while since we last sent out a newsletter. There’s been plenty going on but not on the turning front. I’ve been busy creating the new home for Olivers Woodturning which took a lot longer than…

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Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #6

By Dunc / 2 July, 2015 / Comments Off on Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #6

Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 6 Issue 6 Bigger and Better It has been a couple of months since the last newsletter and with good reason! Those of you that have visited us in Bearsted will know that we don’t have a very large showroom. This will soon change as we are having some purpose built…

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Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #5

By Dunc / 2 July, 2015 / Comments Off on Olivers Woodturning Newsletter #5

  Olivers Woodturning Newsletter Issue 5 Issue 5 Hello to our new club members Well, here we are on the 1st April, where has the first quarter of 2015 gone? Hello to our new club members, membership numbers have shot up recently. Its good to see that we are reaching new people every month. Olivers…

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ProEdge Demonstration for Tool Sharpening

By ed (the amateur) turner / 22 May, 2015 / Comments Off on 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…

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Applying a Colour Finish to your Woodturning

By Dunc / 28 March, 2015 / Comments Off on 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…

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Olivers Woodturning Catalogue

By Dunc / 4 March, 2015 / Comments Off on Olivers Woodturning Catalogue

We are pleased to announce that our first printed catalogue is now ready. You can request a copy to be sent you by post by getting in touch.   Or if you would rather you can view the Olivers Woodturning catalogue here.    

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