Here’s a quick preview of Ray Key’s woodturning video “The Capsule Box”. Available from Craft Supplies USA. One of Ray Key’s most popular boxes is the capsule box, shown in the video. The step-by-step sequence of turning a capsule box shows how to turn a box with matching grain and spigot type lid. Sanding, finishing, re-chucking and finishing the base is also shown. The remaining stock is used to show how to make a “coolie” box. This is a short, squatty box, with the lid shape similar to a hat. 45 minutes.
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Here’s a preview of Alan Batty’s woodturning video “Hand Thread Chasing”. Available at Craft Supplies USA, (woodturnerscatalog.com). This video has brilliant images of thread chasing in action created using four cameras positioned to allow close and continuous action in real time. Allan’s exceptional teaching ability means that even the novice can follow the process with ease, and for the more experienced turner, it is an opportunity to study the very best techniques of an acknowledged expert. 60 min
A clip from the video ‘Turning Egg Forms, by Matthew Calder. Full video available for download at www.matthewcalder.co.uk for just £7.95
A trailer of the new dvd from professional woodturner Les Thorne available from his web site www.noturningback.co.uk . Over 3 hours including sharpening, spindle work, texturing, bowl turning and colouring.
Excerpt from Woodturning Wizardry with David Springett.
DVD available from The Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications – http://www.thegmcgroup.com/