‘Solar orb’ commemorative art piece

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“Solar Orb” is the work of German sculptor Jürgen Batscheider.  It is a 5-metre gilded orb made of 149 individual elements placed at the Flight 4U9525 crash site, to remember the 149 victims of the tragedy of 24 March 2015.  The surface of the “Solar Orb” is made of 149 gilded aluminium panels.  Gold stands for longevity and value, and represents the […]

NEW Turn a Salad Bowl video

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Download my new ‘Turn a Salad Bowl’ video, made from footage recorded during a remote live demo in May 2020. The video is 80mins long and full of useful tips and techniques learned over my woodturning production career. You are welcome to attend my future remote demos, book a private demo for your club or […]

Getting started – setting up your woodturning workshop

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Getting started – advice from Glenn Lucas on what you need to woodturn Workspace – preferably with concrete floor garden shed garage purpose built workshop   Woodturning lathe – new or used mini lathe midi lathe professional lathe   Lathe accessories face plate chuck drill chuck centres   Safety wear face shield dust protection woodturner’s […]

Our care for you regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19

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During training at our workshop, we observe strict personal hygiene and request that you will too. We ask all visitors to clean their hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. We ask all visitors to avoid touching their eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. Disposable dust masks […]