How to Build a Home Made Wood Lathe: Made Easy in 6 Steps

Brent Butterworth

Creating your chess pieces, pens, ornaments, or home-made bowls is usually accompanied by a deep feeling of achievement and satisfaction. But the major challenge regarding this is that most entry-level lathes are very expensive, and may likely cost much if you ...

How to Use a Wood Lathe: Tips for Successful Wood Turning

Brent Butterworth

A wood lathe is a tool which rotates a piece of work for an axis, to perform or get various functions done. Such as; cutting sanding, knurling, drilling, facing deformation, and turning with a piece of equipment which are fixed to ...

How to Sharpen Wood Lathe Tools- Simple & Easy Steps

Brent Butterworth

Getting a nicely shaped tool can be the major challenge you will encounter as a novice who is still learning the fundamentals of woodturning. Although most times, this aspect is usually overlooked, but this phase that is considered as less significant ...

The Right Chainsaw File Sizes- Explained by Industry Experts

Willie Osgood

Having a maintained chainsaw ensures that you work longer eradicating fatigue for the most part. Because the chain is well maintained, it will cut efficiently across the wood. But when the chain is dull—we all know the math. Dull plus poorly ...

How to Sharpen a Chain Saw Chain – Explained by Industry Experts

Willie Osgood

Before we go further, it is necessary to note that you have to keep your saw chain sharp and beautiful. A blunt chain saw increases the chances to “kickback.” This is when the chain saw bounces up after the string is ...

Why Does Your Chainsaw Cut Crooked & What to Do?

Willie Osgood

Have you ever wondered how chainsaws should cut? They should always have smooth, clean cuts. If you have one, you should know this. However, if your chainsaw does something different, the chainsaw might be faulty. Does your chainsaw cut on a ...