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Helpful Links


Alan Lacer

Cindy Drozda

David Ellsworth

Donald Derry

John Jordan

Nick Cook

Trent Bosch

Dennis Paullus

Tools and Supplies

AZ Carbide (cutters)

Best Wood Tools – specialty turning tools and accessories

Buffalo Woodturning Supplies (Mahoney walnut oil and wax)

Craft Supplies – major catalog vendor

D-Way Tools

Eddie Castelin – cheap jigs and cutters

Grizzly Tools – tools, lathes, specialty items

Hollow-Pro Tools (Mike Jackofsky)

JT Turning Tools – specialty items

Klingspor – major woodworking catalog

Lee Valley Tools – major Canadian online vendor

Oneway – Chucks, tools, coring

Packard Woodturning Catalog – major online vendor

Penn State Industries – major pen kit supplier

SuperGrit – all sanding needs

The Sanding Glove – specialty turning sanding items

Thompson Lathe Tools

Vince’s WoodNWonders – lathe lights/CBN wheels

Woodcut Tools – hollowing and coring (NZ)

Woodworkers Emporium – lathe tools/VicMarc vendor

Forums – Woodturning

AAW Forums

Sawmill Creek Turners’ Forum

WoodNet Woodturning Forum

Woodturner’s Resource

Woodturning Blogs

Steve Russell’s Lathe Talk (recommended)

Lumber/Turning Blanks

Amazon Exotic Hardwoods

Badger Hardwoods of Wisconsin, Ltd.

Big Monk Lumber

Century Tree Turnings

Got Wood? Domestic Turning Blanks

Green Valley Wood Products

Johnson Wood Products

Northwoods Figured Woods

Sauer Veneers

Steve Wall Lumber Co.

West Penn Hardwoods Inc.

Wood Finder

World Timber Corp

WoodTurning Blanks 4 U

Ornamental Turning


American Association of Woodturners

Ornamental Turning


Darnell Jackson’s Portrait Ornament

Turning a Sphere

Doc Green’s Wisdoms

Ornament with Jack Diamond’s Jig

Segmented Turning™ – Segmented Project Planner