I don't typically think of women's purses as turned on a lathe. But Denise DeRose has popularized wood turned purses and they are spectacular. We have her guide here and would love to hear from others that are doing purses on a wood lathe!


Canteen Flip Top BagCanteen Flip Top Bag
By: Denise Derose
In this tutorial, Denise shows us how to make her signature Canteen Flip Top Bag. She tells us the wood blanks that we'll need and then supplies and tools/accessories necessary to make this purse. The Denise shares the step-by-step instructions on how to turn this purse.


Handled Clamshell HandbagHandled Clamshell Handbag
By: Denise DeRose
In this tutorial, Denise shows how to make her signature Clamshell Handbag. She tells us about the wood blanks that we'll need, the supplies and the tools/accessories needed to make this purse. Then she tells us the step-by-step instructions to turn the purse.


Treasure Chest Style BagTreasure Chest Style Bag
By: Denise DeRose
In this tutorial, Denise tells us what we need for wood blanks, required supplies and tools and accessories. Then she goes step-by-step to making her signature Treasure Chest Bag.


Considering the PurseConsidering the Purse
By: Denise DeRose
In this project description, Denise DeRose explains about wood turned purses and the factors that make them up. She also provides a great list of resources for those bits and pieces of hardware necessary to make a purse.

The purses made by Denise are beautiful and very inspirational...


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