Archive of Old Websites
Peter Child — tools and equipment
Turners’ Retreat — tools and other woodturning supplies
Stiles and Bates — tools and timber
Axminster Tools — everything you need
English Hardwoods — timber from Northamptonshire
Timberline Exotic Hardwoods — great range of exotics and tools
RDG Tools — well known at model engineering exhibitions
Honey Brothers — Forestry and arborist equipment
The Mulberry Bush — premier stockist of Jo Sonja’s acrylic paints and mediums
Crown Hand Tools – Sheffield hand tool manufacturer
Elston Sawmill – Steve Wright brings a great range of wood to the club
Hamilton Beverstock – widest range of bandsaw blades
Snainton Woodworking Supplies – Scarborough based stockists of machinery, tools and timber
The ToolPost – quality tools and equipment
Turner’s Cabin – Lincoln based company (South Hykeham) supplying wood turning tools, equipment, timber and much more
Festool – Power tools provider
Information and Inspiration
Dust is Dangerous – white paper on the dangers of inhaling dust – although this relates to the construction industry it also refers to the dangers of wood dust.
The Woodturner’s Workshop — Brian Clifford’s UK website with a huge range of information, projects and video clips, including the Introduction to Woodturning — e-book for beginners
Woodturning Online — if you’re short of ideas this website has project plans for just about anything you might consider making together with many informative articles relating to all areas of woodturning
The Daniel Collection — showcasing a selection of woodturners
Around the Woods — Woodturning tips, techniques and projects
Paul Hannaby — woodturning related information and articles
Sofas and Sectionals — has this woodturning resources page with plenty of useful information including the history of woodturning
Sydney Woodturners Guild — particularly useful articles and advice
One Good Turn: McEvoy Turnings — worth checking out Brian’s photo sequences of making a vase (starting with a 600 lb log) and a 46 inch diameter platter
Health and Safety Executive — good general advice on dangers of wood dust and debunks some myths about ‘what H&S won’t let you do’, plus advice on what to consider when doing a risk assessment.
UK Workshop Woodturning forum — if you’ve got a question you’ll find plenty of help here
More Woodturning Magazine is a monthly online magazine from the US – you can read a free sample edition before deciding to subscribe. As this is an American publication it will talk about things not available in the UK but the tutorials may be worth checking out and American turners are often more adventurous in their turning.
Alan’s Factory Outlet has a Guide to Wood Turning – this has a lot of Woodturning information including Basics, Techniques and Tools, a few of the links are not available.
Beginners Guide to Woodturning – This can be found on the DeckStainHelp.com website, which despite it’s name has a whole range of information for woodturners, including tools, lathes and links to projects
Rick Dobney – www.rickdobney.uk