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What Makes a Piece Appealing?

What Makes a Piece Appealing?

If you were to look out across the internet, there would be no shortage of people turning bowls, pepper mills, hollowforms, etc. So what makes ou...

Our Bowl-turning Process

Our Bowl-turning Process

We believe in order to fully appreciate an art, one must understand the process. This is why we created the following infographic demonstrating ou...

The Tools of the Trade - Top 5 Woodturning Tools

The Tools of the Trade - Top  5 Woodturning Tools

Despite the popular belief that our woodturnings are the work of wizards, they are actually created meticulously by our talented woodturner, Jack...

Wait...that's wood!? The Basket Weave Illusion

Wait...that's wood!? The Basket Weave Illusion

623 Woodworks was first introduced to the basket weave illusion through a woodturning magazine. The magazine contained an article about well known...

Waste Not, Want Not - Limiting Waste in Woodturning

Waste Not, Want Not - Limiting Waste in Woodturning

In the world of woodturning, there is no such thing as a useless piece of wood. One of our goals at 623 Woodworks is to make the most of every p...

Every Piece Tells a Tale

Every Piece Tells a Tale

At 623 Woodworks we are not mass producing woodturnings. Each and every piece is meticulously selected (check out how we select great wood) , ha...

How to Select Great Wood

How to Select Great Wood

At 623 Woodworks, we work with reclaimed wood. What is reclaimed wood? It’s wood that has been cast aside, left behind or otherwise passed over a...