Family First Inspires Entrepreneurial "Turn 2" Business
Meet the artistic Guthrie Family; Jason, Jodie, Maddie and
Cameron! They’ve got it all going on, staying busy with education, crafts,
baking, teaching, and woodworking. A close-knit hands on approach from
grandparents and parents guiding the kids, always giving Maddie and Cameron opportunities
along the path towards a successful future, no matter what they decide to
Woodcraft: Your Go-To Headquarters for Resins and a Lot More
Creative people are discovering the fun in using resin to create turning blanks, item encapsulations, bowls, river tables and more. To meet their project needs, Woodcraft continues to expand its line of resins and related products – and to encourage these makers Woodcraft will be sponsoring a contest in March.
Pour (Resin) to Win Woodcraft Gift Cards and Prizes
A $250 Woodcraft Gift Card may be waiting for you – if you create a showstopping ring, pen, handle, river table or something else made with resin or a combo like resin with burl.
From March 1 through March 31, Woodcraft will accept online entries for “Pour to Win” – a competition to see who can imagine and then create a unique piece made by an original resin pour that will please the Woodcraft judges and the public. Learn more here!
Turn for Troops Volunteers Create Enough Wood Pens to Pass 200,000 Mark
Despite the limitations of sponsoring a nationwide
event during the coronavirus pandemic, Turn for Troops volunteers and Woodcraft store
personnel rallied in 2020 to turn enough wooden pens for military personnel to comfortably pass
the 200,000 overall mark.
Salt and Pepper Mill Creation with Keith Lackner
Renowned turner, Keith Lackner creates a Salt and Pepper Mill Matching Set with Woodcraft's WoodRiver pre-drilled mill kits. Making a salt/pepper mill is an enjoyable project that produces a useful kitchen tool or a great “anytime” gift! The biggest obstacle to making a salt/pepper mill of any size is drilling the stepped through hole. We’ve solved the problem by pre-drilling our most popular salt/pepper mill blanks in walnut, cherry, maple, mahogany, and padauk. Follow along to learn how Keith takes us through his step-by-step process.
How To Make Inlay Rings
Learn how to make Easy Inlay Rings with our Comfort Core Ceramic and Bocote Pre-Channeled Ring Kits and Cultured Opal Inlay materials by hand or with a lathe.
Trim Your Tree with Handcrafted Ornaments
Creating gifts from the heart has never been easier with WoodRiver® Ornament Kits for woodturning. Decorate your tree with handmade ornaments or give them as special gifts to cherish year after year. The design possibilities are endless, with three options for the kits and a multitude of turning materials available. Select the kit style, add a wood, acrylic or mixed turning blank, and get busy!
Woodcraft Seeks Volunteers to Turn Pens for Troops
Woodcraft will sponsor its 17th Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon on November 7 and 8 and is asking volunteers to continue supporting those on active military duty or recovering from injuries by making handcrafted wood pens – at either a retail store event or at home for submission to Woodcraft.
In 2019, volunteers turned 15,385 one-of-a-kind pens for a 16-year
total of 190,609 pens. Woodcraft’s goal this year is at least 200,000 pens and
hopefully many more.
How to Turn Our Comfort Core Ring Kits
Joining our WoodRiver® comfort ring cores with a wood or acrylic blank and your creativity is a perfect match for a fun turning project. Watch this video to learn how it's done!
How To Make Pens And Pencils
Turning pens, pencils, letter openers and other small projects hones your turning skills; while you produce great gifts or sellable craft items.