Tool Reviews -
Woodturning Related Tools,
Machinery and Products

Welcome to Woodturning Videos Plus Tool Reviews Library. This page will feature our library of tool reviews for machinery, tools, products, finishes and equipment that are important to professional and hobby woodturners. This library will be updated regularly, so bookmark this page for future reference.


Wood Lathe Tool Reviews - Large, Intermediate and Mini

Oneway 2436-3 Lathe

Oneway 2436 Lathe Review
First Impressions of my second major lathe purchase, a Oneway 2436, 3 HP lathe with inbound and outbound bed extensions, double banjos and a large outboard banjo assembly. Review includes unpacking, assembly and initial usage notes from a professional woodturners perspective.

Jet Tools 1014 Mini Lathe - Coming Soon!


Large Woodworking Machinery

Laguna LT18 Bandsaw - Coming Soon!
Jet Tools DC 1100 Dust Collector - Coming Soon!


Woodturning Tools and Related Equipment

Using the Jamieson hollower to hollow a small vase

The Lyle Jamieson Hollowing Tool System Review
Lyle Jamieson's Hollowing Tool System allows even novice woodturners to quickly master hollow form turning techniques. The optional laser guide shows you exactly where the cutting tip is located inside the form, by projecting a red dot on the surface of the turning. If you're looking for effortless hollowing, here it is!


Jigs and Work Holding Devices

Kelton Carvers Jig

The Kel McNaughton Carvers Jig Review
Kel McNaughton's new Carvers Jig sets a new standard for supplemental work holding devices for woodturning, woodworking and craft projects. Read why this new jig is one of my favorite tools for embellishment work in the studio.


Finishing Products

Minwax #209 Finish - Coming Soon!
Renaissance Wax (Microcrystalline Wax) - Coming Soon!


Embellishment Products

Pearlex Pigments and Micas - Coming Soon!


Sharpening Systems and Grinders

Baldor 8" Industrial Low Speed Grinder - Coming Soon!
Baldor 8" Industrial High Speed Grinder - Coming Soon!


Miscellaneous Equipment and Materials

Stihl 026 Chainsaw - Coming Soon!
Stihl 066 Chainsaw - Coming Soon!


Safety Note: Always follow all manufacturers safety instructions before working with your lathe, or any of the tools or products you may use. If you are unsure about any operation, obtain competent professional instruction before proceeding. Use and wear all necessary safety devices during turning and observe safe woodturning practices to prevent accident or injury.


Steven D. Russell is a professional studio woodturner, teacher and writer. He has written numerous articles for international woodturning magazines, which have been published in more than 78 countries around the world. Steve has demonstrated in numerous cities across the United States. His studio, Eurowood Werks, specializes in bowls, platters and hollow forms with unique visual and tactile treatments.

Steve is also the current and founding President of the Lone Star Woodturners Association, Inc., an AAW member chapter. The LSWA is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to teaching and demonstrating the art and craft of woodturning.

Steve is also a featured writer for the Guild of Master Craftsman's "Woodturning" magazine, published in London England. Woodturning magazine is the world's leading magazine for woodturners. Look for his articles covering technical topics, or project based articles in an upcoming issue.