Products and prices available onlineOnline Shop
Many products are not yet online but are available in our shopPlease ring 01787 237291 to enquire about other woodturning items and see pdf links below. Wood blanks for example cannot be listed as the stock changes too frequently.
Printed CatalogueOur printed catalogue is now well out of date and prices in the online shop supersede prices on the old catalogue pages. We no longer supply the printed catalogue but some prices on products (some not shown in the online shop) are here Tools, chucks, sharpening, measuring, abrasives, polishes - 4 sheet pdf file 1.5mB
Giftware and miscellaneous hardware, cutlery blades, clocks - 1 sheet pdf file 1.3mB
Project kits, pen making, peppermills, electrical fittings - 1 sheet pdf file 1.4mB
Visit our shop in Little Yeldham, EssexHow to find us - map - About our shop - Woodstore - hundreds of turning blanks
Woodturning and Pyrography Information Pages
Starting out in woodturning.
Essential equipment you will need. What to buy. Where to look for helpful information
Buying a lathe. Page1
Buying a lathe. Things to look out for when buying a lathe. Good and bad features. What to avoid
Buying a lathe. Page2
More technical discussion of desirable features of different lathe designs
Choosing your first woodturning tool set
What you need to get started. Essential tools that most woodturners use all the time. What they are and how they are used.
About woodturning chucks - do you need one?
About woodturning chucks - types available
History and comparison of various woodturning chucks. Screwchucks, collet chucks, scroll chucks and others.
Woodturning scroll chucks - how do they work?
Grinders and jigs you need for Sharpening Woodturning Tools the easy way
More on choosing grinders and jigs for Sharpening Woodturning Tools
More on jigs for Sharpening
Microcrystalline grinding wheels for woodturners
Grinding wheels for woodturner's - technical discussion
Dressing the grindstone for best results
Robert Sorby Pro Edge Machine
What to do about the dust hazard. Choosing a dust extractor
Using green or part seasoned cheap wood from gardens and woodland
Abrasives and polishing
Sanding and polishing methods and products. Which is the best polish?
A personal view of bowl gouges
Bowl gouges for Woodturners
What are bowl gouges?
Special Angled tip bowl gouges for Woodturners
A personal view of bowl gouges
Pyrography PagesProfessional hot wire pyrography tool
Wire points come in many forms and can be purchased or homemade
Points for shading. Points for fine or extra heavy lines and lettering
How to make wire points using just pliers and screwdriver
Making a point yourself - step by step
Detailer points from special flattened wire
The flattened wire gives extra rigidity with a small radius tip
Packages with extras such as books, extra pen, extra wire etc
Pyrography and woodturning gallery
Woodturning links and Pyrography links
Links to interesting sites on Woodturning and Pyrography
Also on the websiteOur woodstore with hundreds of turning blanks
Hundreds of wood blanks on display, labeled and priced, European and Tropical hardwoods
Sticky chucks - grip a flat surface with no recess/spigot.
Uses hot melt adhesive.
The Coil Grip Chuck
Two day woodturning courses
How to get to Peter Child's shop - map you can print out.
Patriot scroll chuck and accessories
Patriot chuck specification, accessories and jaws to fit
Crushgrind ceramic peppermill mechanisms
The best peppermill mechanisms ever produced. Grind beautifully and last for 25 years. Grind pepper, salt or herbs. Ideal for woodturners
Ratchet Handles and Levers for lathes and other machines