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So you have made the decision, you've decided that you want to turn wood, It's a wonderful hobby, you have seen people woodturning a rough piece of wood into an attractive, but useful object, it looks great fun and relatively easy. It may even turn into a money making venture or full time career. Now you are putting together that first list, What do I need to become a successful woodturner? Welcome to 1st stage in the 8- step guide to starting to woodturn, over the coming months you will be able to find the 8 stages that Dave Worth recommends to people wishing to take up the art of woodturning.

So You want to become a Woodturner?


  • A wealth of information and where you can get help.
  • A workshop to keep all of your equipment.
  • Safety equipment.
  • Lathe and bench.
  • Set of woodturning tools.
  • Tool sharpening equipment.
  • A selection of abrasives & polishes.
  • Wood to turn and where to obtain wood and wood blanks.

If you are interested in learning how to woodturn to turn then check out our learn to turn area for tips and techniques, information on woodturning different types of wood, safety cautions and the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) to use. If you are a woodturner in the UK the government produces a handy guide to PPE. This area of the woodturning website also includes different woodturning tools, and how to use woodturning tools. Should you want some specific information then please use the contact us section of the site to send Dave an email.

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