Woodturning Reviews


New Powermatic 3520C versus Old Powermatic 3520B Lathes
By: Carl Ford
In this excellent, detailed review, Carl Ford unboxes, assembles and installs his new 3520C lathe. Through the article, he compares it to his older 3520B model and tells us the good and bad differences in the two models. If you have a 3520B and are considering an upgrade, this review will really help you out.


The Perfect Sphere Tool Review
By: Mark Salusbury
In this product review, Mark tests the Perfect Sphere tool designed by Marvin Stoltzfus and made and sold by Carter Products. Mark shares his thoughts on what he calls "one sturdy tool". Mark also talks about how you can use spheres for all kinds of artistic turning.


Nova Comet II 12" Midi Lathe Review
By: Carl Duguay
In this product review, Carl tells us about his use of this lathe over a four month period. He covers all aspects of the lathe including the specifications of the lathe. He ends with a great summary on who would be able to get the best use out of this lathe.


Easy Wood Tools Ci3 Easy Finisher
By: Carl Duguay
Carl shares his experiences with the Easy Wood carbide-tipped finisher tool. For more information or to purchase, click here


Carbide Pen Turning Tool Set by Rockler
By: Carl Duguay
In this review, Carl checks out Rockler's carbide pen turning tool set. These carbide-tipped tools are smaller than normal and work well with small projects like pens. Check out Carl's experience with them.


Delta Nova Reversible Chuck
By: Carl Duguay
The Delta Nova Reversible Chuck has auto-stop jaw slides, an exclusive anti-release spindle lock and enhanced jaw gearing. Threaded chuck jaws increase surface contact with the material offering more secure clamping. It comes standard with a built-in 1" x 8 TPI spindle thread. Click the link above for a review on this chuck by Carl Duguay at Canadian Woodworking magazine. For more information or to purchase, click here.


Jet JWL-1642 EVS Lathe Review
By: Dominic Grec


Laguna Revo 18/36 Lathe
By: Paul Mayer
In this product review, Paul looks the the Laguna Revo lathe. He goes over every feature of the lathe and explains why it's good or not. He also covers available accessories that you may want to add to your lathe. His review is very clear and well done!


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