Sharpening CourseSharpening Course
Sharpening Course SHARPENING
Sharpening Course Important: if you or anyone in your household has a high temperature or a new and continuous cough, even if it's mild, you should stay at home. Sharpen your favourite tools at Turners Retreat! Held at our store near Doncaster, this is a half day instructional, hands on course suitable for all abilities. During this 3 hour session, you will learn how to sharpen your tools...
£70.00
Woodturning CourseWoodturning Course
Woodturning Course WOODTURN
Woodturning Course Important: if you or anyone in your household has a high temperature or a new and continuous cough, even if it's mild, you should stay at home. Learn a new skill or build your woodturning skills and confidence at Turners Retreat! Held at our store in Harworth, near Doncaster, this is an instructional two-day hands-on course with our woodturning tutor, Mick Hanbury. No...
£260.00

Pen Turning CoursePen Turning Course
Pen Turning Course PENTURN
Pen Turning Course Important: if you or anyone in your household has a high temperature or a new and continuous cough, even if it's mild, you should stay at home. Learn a new skill or develop an existing one at Turners Retreat! Held at our store in Harwoth, near Doncaster, this is a one-day hands on course with our pen turning tutor, Mick Hanbury. No prior knowledge is needed on this course...
£100.00
Turners Retreat Woodturning Smock
Turners Retreat Woodturning Smock SMOCK
This zip fronted smock has two generous back pockets to keep items safely out of the way but always close at hand. There is also a left sleeve pencil pocket. Velcro cuffs and neckband give added comfort. These smocks allow for a sweater to be worn underneath during winter whilst remaining cool in summer. Sizes available: Medium: 48" chest Large: 50" chest X Large: 52"...
£44.94

Robert Sorby Woodturning Smock
Robert Sorby Woodturning Smock 9011
Robert Sorby Smock. Sizes available: Medium: 46" chest Large: 48" chest X Large: 50" chest XX Large: 52" chest
£70.80
NOVA Comet II DR Lathe with G3 ChuckNOVA Comet II DR Lathe with G3 Chuck
NOVA Comet II DR Lathe with G3 Chuck 46404
NOVA Comet II DR Lathe comes with an M33 Direct Thread PRO-TEK G3 Chuck - NEW DESIGN! Portable, space saving – yet delivers the capacity and the rugged stability of larger lathes. The NOVA Comet II DR Midi Lathe is perfect for a wide range of woodworking projects. The NOVA Comet II DR Midi Lathe takes the best selling mini lathe and gives a massive upgrade. The user now has a digital display...
£699.99

3 Piece Mini Carbide Turning Tool Set3 Piece Mini Carbide Turning Tool Set
3 Piece Mini Carbide Turning Tool Set CTT1
Our Mini Carbide Turning Tools feature a replaceable and rotatable cutter that eliminates the hassle and downtime of sharpening. Simply rotate the carbide cutter for a fresh, sharp edge, and replace it once all available edges have grown dull. The solid carbide cutting edges stay sharper, longer when compared to steel. The handles are turned from fine, solid ash, and are ergonomic with moulded rubber...
£79.98
SteadyPro Turning SystemSteadyPro Turning System
Made in Britain
SteadyPro Turning System LRSSTEADYPRO
The Robert Sorby SteadyPro is a very easy to use jig that gives additional tool support when hollowing as well as many other woodturning operations. The versatile SteadyPro fits a wide range of woodturning lathes by utilising the stems from the Robert Sorby modular tool rest system. The easy to adjust cantilever action of the clamping rollers, ensures the optimum control for a large selection of...
£120.18

Six Piece Turning Tool Set
Made in Britain
Six Piece Turning Tool Set A67HS6T
This is Robert Sorby’s flagship set and our most popular tool combination. Suitable for anyone into turning, from beginners through to professionals. We strongly believe that anyone starting out turning should buy the best tools they can afford. This set comprises six of Robert Sorby’s core range. These are the standard by which the best of the rest follow and are a great introduction to...
£225.00
Five Piece Micro Hollowing Tool Set
Five Piece Micro Hollowing Tool Set A47HS
47HS Five Piece Micro Hollowing Tool Set A combination set offering miniature hollowing tools and fine round skew chisels for spindle and detailing work. Set includes: Bedan Curved Scraper Hollowing Tool 1/8" Round Skew 1/4" Round Skew
£179.58

Limited Edition Six Piece Turning Tool SetLimited Edition Six Piece Turning Tool Set
New
Limited Edition Six Piece Turning Tool Set A25HS6T
Limited Edition Six Piece Turning Tool Set - Celebrating 25 Years of Turners Retreat
Was £292.00 Now £233.60
Sovereign TurnMaster Set in Wooden Box
Sovereign TurnMaster Set in Wooden Box SOV-RSTMDBS
The Robert Sorby TurnMaster is the perfect tool for the beginner or a fantastic foil for the more experienced woodturner looking for a flexible tool to equip their workshop. This set comes complete with 3 detachable heads to allow for quick interchanging. Set includes: TurnMaster shank with HSS detail point cutter fitted HSS round cutter fitted to a detachable head HSS square cutter...
£336.36

Thread Cutting SetThread Cutting Set
Thread Cutting Set 89H
The perfect tool for making screw tight lids on boxes and caskets.
£162.06
Wall Mounted Tool RackWall Mounted Tool Rack
Wall Mounted Tool Rack LRACK
Ergonomically designed, premium quality tool storage. The Deluxe Wall Tool Rack by Robert Sorby is ideal for storing your tools proudly and safely in the workshop. Strong steel construction with a powder coat finish. Holds tools safely with no chance of them falling out. Remove and return tools to and from the rack with a simple one hand operation. Perfect for all workshop and education use Stores...
£38.70

Carousel Tool RackCarousel Tool Rack
Carousel Tool Rack LRACKC
Ergonomically designed, premium quality tool storage. The Carousel Tool Rack by Robert Sorby is ideal for wood turning clubs and demonstrations, where portability is key. Strong steel construction with a powder coat finish. Holds tools safely with no chance of them falling out. Remove and return tools to and from the rack with a simple one hand operation. Safe and secure bench rack Stores...
£51.66
PRO-TEK G3 Chuck BundlePRO-TEK G3 Chuck Bundle
PRO-TEK G3 Chuck Bundle G3PTB
From the innovators of the original woodturning chuck comes the next generation of chucks – the new PRO-TEK series self centering chucks and jaws deliver the next generation of innovation in woodturning.  
from £149.99

PRO-TEK SuperNOVA2 Chuck BundlePRO-TEK SuperNOVA2 Chuck Bundle
PRO-TEK SuperNOVA2 Chuck Bundle SN2PTB
The new and improved PRO-TEK SuperNOVA2 chuck is an upgraded version of the popular NOVA SuperNOVA2 chuck. The chuck body is finished with a high-quality coating for a rust-resistant surface. The powerful gearing grip delivers tremendous slide holding power offering solid, vibration free performance, each time you turn. The PRO-TEK series of chucks are compatible with the same accessory range as...
from £179.99
Centre Finder
Centre Finder CF
The ultimate time saver. The centre of any size bowl blank can be found in seconds with this simple to use accessory.
£3.00

Centre Punch
Centre Punch CP882
Brass bodied automatic centre punch with hardened tip.
£5.95
Everyman Pen Kit - Pack of 5
Everyman Pen Kit - Pack of 5 EVM7PK
The Everyman pen kit is a simple 7mm twist pen in chrome with a double bead centre band. 7mm pens are popular with both beginner and experienced pen turners alike. This set is an economical way to begin the creative craft of penturning, and will quickly build your confidence in pen making. This slimline kit also offers the more experienced turner an opportunity to produce an excellent value pen in...
£12.40

GlassCast 10 Casting ResinGlassCast 10 Casting Resin
Flammable
GlassCast 10 Casting Resin G10
GlassCast 10 is suitable for Smaller Castings up to 10mm thick, such as jewellery. GlassCast 10 is a water-clear, UV resistant clear casting resin developed for smaller or thinner castings such as jewellery, 3D resin-art, gaps/knots/wood inlays and more. It can be used to make parts up to around 10mm thick in a single pour. Because GlassCast 10 has been developed as a casting resin and not a...
from £15.96
Jo Sonja Iridescent Paint
Jo Sonja Iridescent Paint JSIP
Jo Sonja's beautiful micaceous-based colours are for artists and crafters who wish to add a touch of glamour or glitter to a piece, such as the translucent glow of an angel's wings, a butterfly, a fish or the brilliant iridescent shimmer on a mallard drake's neck. Simply mix the iridescent colours directly into your paints or apply after decorating to highlight specific areas. These...
£7.99

Chameleon Flakes (Pack of 6)Chameleon Flakes (Pack of 6)
New
Chameleon Flakes (Pack of 6) TT-CFPHO
The Tiny Turner Chameleon Flakes (Pack of 6) These amazing, chameleon colour-shift flakes have been chosen to give you a vibrant selection of striking colours to use in your work. Emma Cook 'The Tiny Turner' uses these to create her banded bowls (as well as the chameleon powders). Please note: each colour has a slightly different volume due to the different densities of that particular...
£32.50
Cellulose Sanding SealerCellulose Sanding Sealer
Flammable
Cellulose Sanding Sealer CCSS
Good finishing requires a good foundation, and Cellulose Sanding Sealer is probably the best way of providing one. Compatible with everything in the Chestnut Products range that benefits from the use of a sanding sealer (which is pretty much everything apart from oil finishes!) it is superbly universal. The purpose of a sanding sealer is manifold. It seals the open pores of the timber prior...
from £10.75

Chameleon Pigments (Pack of 6)Chameleon Pigments (Pack of 6)
New
Chameleon Pigments (Pack of 6) TT-CF6PK
The Tiny Turner Chameleon Pigments (Pack of 6) These amazing, chameleon colour-shift mica powders have been chosen to give you a vibrant selection of striking colours to use in your work, and are what Emma Cook 'The Tiny Turner' uses to give her textured, banded bowls their stunning finish. Please note: each colour has a slightly different volume due to the different densities of that...
£32.50
Acrylic Size 60ml
New
Acrylic Size 60ml TT-60AS
The Tiny Turner Acrylic Size 60ml A 60ml bottle of water-based acrylic size perfect for use with the Tiny Turner Chameleon ranges of pigments and flakes. Also suitable for use with metal leaf and gold leaf. Classed as a 15 minute size, this glue takes approximately 15 minutes to reach tack point after which it remains open (sticky) for around 24 hours. Apply the pigments/flakes/leaf after...
£6.50

Friction Polish
Flammable
Friction Polish CFP
Produces a high gloss finish.It has a high concentration of shellac which gives a high build and a superior finish.
from £19.80
Melamine LacquerMelamine Lacquer
Flammable
Melamine Lacquer MELAMINE
A quick drying, hard wearing lacquer with a melamine additive for improved heat and water resistance. Once dry the lacquer chemically 'cures' achieving maximum durability after 7 days. Melamine lacquer is designed to give a full gloss finish which will be achieved with a very careful application. It can be applied by brush (foam or bristle), cloth or by spraying. Where necessary, use...
from £10.75

Turning Toys with Richard Raffan
Turning Toys with Richard Raffan BTTRR
From the Back Cover Thousands of woodturners have learned to turn with Richard Raffan’s best-selling books and videos. In this new book of 18 traditional toy projects, Raffan demonstrates the essential skill-building techniques. Step-by-step photos and drawings show how the tools are used, and Raffan provides insights into chucks and chucking that will help you work smarter and faster to produce...
£21.99
The Art of Turned Bowls by Richard Raffan
The Art of Turned Bowls by Richard Raffan BTATB
From the Back Cover Everyone loves a spectacular bowl. In this provocative, in-depth examination of bowl design, master turner Richard Raffan teaches how to create bowls that will delight long after the colours and figure of the wood have faded. Great bowl design is about shape. Raffan shows how to create enduring and beautiful shapes from both and artistic and practical point of view – from creating...
£21.99

Turning Hollow Forms
Turning Hollow Forms BTHF
From the Back Cover For thousands of years mankind has created hollow forms to store either everyday objects or things of value – but functional objects can also be beautiful in their own right. This comprehensive book will guide the beginner through everything they need to know to get started with turning their own hollow forms. You will learn how to work with different types of wood, which...
£16.99
Pen and Pencil Projects
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Pen and Pencil Projects BPPP
Perfect for beginners to the lathe as well as more advanced turners, all the basic techniques and information needed for getting started are covered. From blank preparation to turning, sanding, polishing and assembling – everything is explained clearly and in jargon-free terms. From the Back Cover Whether you prefer classic oak fountain pens or have a weakness for funky acrylic pencils,...
Was £15.95 Now £8.50

Turners Retreat Gift Voucher
Turners Retreat Gift Voucher VOUCHER
Send a Gift Voucher by email to the maker in your life!
from £10.00
Metallic Rainbow WaxMetallic Rainbow Wax
Metallic Rainbow Wax CRW
This range of water-based decorative waxes have a very strong pigment with a metallic shimmer, to add that final finishing touch to your work. Use them to highlight grain or texture, or for a solid colour on the whole item. Can also be thinned with Reducer (or water) to allow them to be applied by brush. A myriad of different application techniques are possible with this product. Directions for...
£8.25

Round Magnetic DishRound Magnetic Dish
Round Magnetic Dish MD01
Round Magnetic Dish ideal for holding tools, nuts, bolts etc. Magnetic both sides - can be used at any angle Features a rubber coated magnetic base to protect surfaces from wear or scuffing Ideal for use in awkward locations to retain tools, screws, bolts etc Premium quality dish with stainless steel finish Available in 100mm or 150mm diameter
from £4.80
Magnetic TrayMagnetic Tray
Magnetic Tray MD03
Magnetic Tray ideal for holding tools, nuts, bolts etc. Magnetic both sides - can be used at any angle Features a rubber coated magnetic base to protect surfaces from wear or scuffing Ideal for use in awkward locations to retain tools, screws, bolts etc Premium quality tool tray with stainless steel finish Size 240mm x 140mm Accessories not included.
£9.96

Tool Rest Adjustment CollarTool Rest Adjustment Collar
Tool Rest Adjustment Collar LRSTRAC
The Robert Sorby TRAC is the perfect addition for every woodturner. A common problem for every Woodturner whilst turning, is that when a new height position is required, and the locking handle is released, the tool rest drops, and the position is lost. The new Robert Sorby TRAC allows the tool rest height to be easily adjusted up or down, by up to 1/2” / 13mm, by just turning the outer...
£27.30
Jo Sonja Metallic PaintJo Sonja Metallic Paint
Jo Sonja Metallic Paint JS05
Jo Sonja's Metallic Colours are used to achieve dramatic effects in stenciling, colour bands, highlighting, liner work, bronzing, verdigris and faux finishes. The metallic colours are compatible with all Jo Sonja's mediums. Sometimes, however, the metallics don't crackle as easily. It is better to crackle the background first, then carefully dry-brush the desired metallic colours over the...
£8.39

Jo Sonja Premium Metallic PaintJo Sonja Premium Metallic Paint
Jo Sonja Premium Metallic Paint JJ38
Jo Sonja Premium Metallics are formulated using a heavy concentration of the finest premium mica pigments for beautiful, flowing single coat coverage. These colours are available in 2oz bottles and are mixed to a slightly more flow consistency than the tube acrylics. Fine artist quality, heavy bodied pigments that will not tarnish over time. Compatible with all Jo Sonja Mediums, they may be used...
£10.99
Neo for Iwata Gravity Feed Airbrushing KitNeo for Iwata Gravity Feed Airbrushing Kit
New
Neo for Iwata Gravity Feed Airbrushing Kit CIW20
Neo for Iwata Gravity-Feed Airbrushing Kit The Neo for Iwata Gravity-Feed Airbrushing Kit is designed for the first-time or occasional airbrusher. This complete kit makes it easy to learn and explore the art of airbrushing. It comes with online practice exercises selected from the book Basic Airbrush Techniques A Complete Course by Robert Paschal. Kit Includes: Neo Air for Iwata Air Compressor...
£242.00

Dual Action Gravity Feed Airbrush & Compressor KitDual Action Gravity Feed Airbrush & Compressor Kit
Dual Action Gravity Feed Airbrush & Compressor Kit AIRQ2S5
Dual Action Gravity Feed Airbrush & Compressor Kit The Voilamart Compressor & Dual Action Airbrush Kit has three pressure regulating indicator lights that show high, middle and low air pressure. The compressor will auto cut off the power when it's about to over-heat, and reset after the motor cool down. The airbrush trigger controls both air and colour (down for air, back for colour),...
£64.95
Jo Sonja Premium Pearlescent PaintJo Sonja Premium Pearlescent Paint
Jo Sonja Premium Pearlescent Paint JJ36
Jo Sonja Premium Pearlescent Acrylics are specially formulated using a combination of the finest iridescent, pearlescent and fine art pigments available for stunning effects. The collection includes some beautiful colours, including both opaque and transparent colours all available in 2oz bottles. Fine artist quality, heavy bodied pigments that will not tarnish over time. Compatible with all Jo...
£12.99

Fine Detail & Airbrush PaintFine Detail & Airbrush Paint
New
Fine Detail & Airbrush Paint FDAP
Chroma Craft Fine Detail and Airbrush Paint is an ultra-smooth, intensely pigmented formulation that provides professional results on wood, metal, fabric, paper and many other surfaces. It is water-based and can be brushed or sprayed on “as is” or thinned with Chroma Craft Acrylic Reducer 302. It is excellent for applications that require fast drying times, with no heat curing (such as...
£7.80
Fine Detail & Airbrush Paint Reducer
New
Fine Detail & Airbrush Paint Reducer ABPR302
Chroma Craft Acrylic Reducer 302 is designed to be used as a premium thinning and cleaning agent for Chroma Craft's Fine Detail & Airbrush Paint. Although water can be used as a thinner, the Recucer 302 enables the paint to lay out more evenly and smoothly on the surface if thinning is required for lighter coats. Reducer 302 also works much easier and faster than water for cleaning while paint...
£4.74

Rustina Metallic Paint Aging System
New
Rustina Metallic Paint Aging System RUSTSYS
Rustina™ is a unique water-based system designed to provide an aged metallic look on a variety of surfaces including wood, metal, ceramic, glass and plastics. The Rustina™ Metallic Paint Aging System Includes: 3 x Metallic Paints (8 fl. oz. each): Bronze, Copper, and Iron 3 x Primers (8 fl. oz. each): Black, Gun Metal Gray, and Road Rash 2 x Aging Solutions (4 fl. oz....
£106.98
Rustina Aging SolutionRustina Aging Solution
New
Rustina Aging Solution RUSTBG
Rustina™ is a unique water-based system designed to provide an aged metallic look on a variety of surfaces including wood, metal, ceramic, glass and plastics. To be used with paints from the Rustina Metallic Paint Aging System. Applied over the Metallic Copper or Bronze, the Blue-Green aging solution reacts with the metal in the paint to create a green patina of aged metal. Applied...
£8.40