In issue 378 of Woodturning magazine we have lots for you to enjoy, beginning with our Guest Editor, Emiliano Achaval, who welcomes you to the issue; learns how to create an offset-turned bottle stop from woodturning artist Derek Weidman; talks turning with his friend and fellow professional, Aaron Hammer; and tests a threaded brass insert from Stainless Bottle Stoppers.
In Projects, Andy Coates makes an acrylic pen and tests a new set of tools from Robert Sorby; Andrew Potocnik lets nature take the lead with a green wood bowl; Pat Carroll makes a beautiful platter from Irish yew; Les Symonds turns a toy submarine; Rick Rich uses an old technique to turn tool handles; Alan Holtham turns an elegant candlestick; Sue Harker makes a cake stand; and Kevin Alviti makes a bar skittles set.
In our Techniques section, Mark Baker looks at different sources for your timber in an extract from his book Wood for Woodturners; Kurt Hertzog answers readers’ questions; and Mike Stafford explains how to make the most of wood scraps.
In Features, Victoria Lynn looks at the life and work of Doug Clark; Richard Findley tells us about the latest jobs going through his workshop; and Pete Moncrieff-Jury shares his top tips on taking risks and trying new things.
Plus we have the latest news from the woodturning community and a sneak peek of our next issue.
All this and more in Woodturning 378!