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The Turners cabin blog you will find guides to woodturning as well as in-depth look at different artists. With how to guides for all our pen kits and project kits. we will also look ad length into all our woodturning tools and lathes and how to select the perfect tool for the job.

We will also have a section how to use other items from our online shop to produce surface decoration as well as get the best finish possible.

So if you have an idea for something you would like to see us cover please contact us and we will be able to add it to our list.

We hope these posts will get you itching to go out and make some shavings.

Ash – Fraxinus excelsior

Turners cabin Blog depicting a Ash tree

Ash – Fraxinus excelsior Ash – Fraxinus excelsior tree grows right across the UK. With approximately 130,000 hectares of mainly ash woodland making up 5.5% of all of our native woodlands. Growing up to 100 feet tall and reaching ages of up to 150 years. This graceful

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Silver Birch – Betula alba

A view of some Silver Birch from the Turners cabin indepth look in to this great carving and woodturning timber

Silver Birch – Betula alba   The stunning Silver Birch can be seen across the whole of the UK. Its striking white bark seems to glow in the sunlight. Growing to 30m the bark peels like paper while the tree is young and as it grows it

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Traditional timber uses

Were the journy begins we look a the Traditional use of trees

Traditional timber uses Below is a list of timber and there uses past and present. We hope it will show the variety and varied use of the truly amazing material. A tree can stand proud for hundreds of years so when it’s cut down it can live

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Wooden Bowl Blanks, Spindle Blanks & Blanks Cut & Prepared To Size…

Woodturners Blanks Blanks Cut & Prepared To Size

.Wooden Bowl Blanks, Spindle Blanks & Blanks Cut & Prepared To Size… All of our wood blanks here at Turners Cabin are cut from either managed woodlands by ourselves. From tree to blank or purchased from leading British sawmills. All of our wood Blanks Cut & Prepared To

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