Texturing

 

What is chatter and how can you use it to your advantage? Fee-based Woodturning Articles by John Wolf
By: John Wolf
At my last turning club meeting a person who is new to turning asked why his spindle turning sometimes turned out rough. He said “the tool seems to vibrate and leave an uneven surface. It even made a funny noise when cutting.”

 

Frog Bumps Texture - Ukibori
By: Charlie Belden
In this short article, Charlie explains the basic principles of Ukibori. This is a fun and easy to use technique and one that might work in one of your future projects.

 

Making a Chatter Tool
By: John Lucas and John Trant
In this short article, John shows a diagram on how to make a simple Chatter Tool. It's very easy to make in your own shop.

 

Shop Built Texturing/Sprialing Tool
By: Dominic Greco
In this article, Dominic explains how to make a tool which will hold a texturing cutter. This tool will be similar to the Sorby Texturing tool but since it's DIY, it will be less expensive.

 

Adding Texture to Wood
By: Mark Salusbury
In this article, Mark shows many different ways to adding texture to a turning. He demonstrates on some platters and they are stunning.

 

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