Everyone loves new toys, and buying a lathe can be a significant investment. Let’s take a simple look at lathes without getting too lost in the technical stuff.
Gouges are fabulous tools to use in all their shapes and sizes. This article introduces each of the ‘bits’ of gouges in general and their common names.
A perfect introduction to woodturning tools is a box set of six tools like those illustrated in this article. This box contains Spindle Roughing Gouge, Bowl Gouge, Spindle Gouge, Skew Chisel, Round Nose Scraper and a Parting Tool.