In issue 371 of Woodturning magazine we have lots for you to enjoy, beginning with our Guest Editor, Jay Heryet, who introduces the issue; makes a guiro percussion instrument; introduces the beautiful work of Danielle Flowers; and chats to Kirsty Dalton about her first international online seminar and helping new turners.
In Projects, Owen Schroder turns a conical, dual-purpose ring box; Sue Harker makes an Art Deco-style lidded pot; Andy Coates creates a set of three matching pots in summery colours; Les Symonds uses offset turning techniques to make a hollow clam-shell vessel; Matt Long shares his design for a simple turned light pull; Alan Holtham demonstrates how easy it is to hand turn a pen; in an extract from Mark Baker’s 30 Minute Woodturning, learn how to make a simple needle holder; and Andrew Potocnik makes an intriguing lidded container from hairy oak.
In our Techniques section, Kurt Hertzog answers readers’ questions; and Mark Palma’s string holder will improve your spindle and faceplate turning skills.
In Features, the master of the Worshipful Company of Turners of London, Melissa Scott, shares the inspirations for her year as master; Richard Findley talks design, fluting and looks back at the job that got him started as a professional turner; John Holloway tackles a commemorative bell for campanologists; and Pete Moncrieff-Jury offers his advice on craft fair stalls.
Plus we have the latest news from the woodturning community and a sneak peek of our next issue.
All this and more in Woodturning 371!