5 Best Youtube Channels for Woodturners

The world of woodturning is a different place since the advent of Youtube. Now knowledge can be freely shared from one turner's shop to another - and you can find the answers to basic and technical questions in a matter of clicks. However, that's not to say that every Youtube channel is a reliable source. We've compiled five of our favorite channels, ones we enjoy for both inspiration and reliable information. Happy watching!


Rod Humphrey

Featuring a wide range of unique projects, Rod's channel is a great mix of informative and inspirational. We also love that Rod showcases work his subscribers have shared with him in every video. It's a cool way to connect with the community and see what other turners are up to.

Current favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEeIDQcoXcY


Frank Howarth

We enjoy Frank's videos as much for the beautiful video work as for the amazing woodturning. Frank truly brings you into his shop and invites you to work on the project right alongside him. And you'll definitely leave feeling inspired.

Current favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Tnaxf1gT7k


Dan Livingston

If you're looking for great turning matched with pleasant music, Dan's channel is calling your name. While other channels focus on detailed instruction, Dan shares his latest project, filmed step-by-step, and enjoyable music. Pair Dan's latest video with your morning cup of coffee and you're all set!

Current favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZlYEK30gQ4&t=273s


Sam Angelo

Sam's channel is the Youtube equivalent of woodturning school. From sharpening to lathe safety, Sam covers a wide range of instructional videos, as well as his latest projects. For those interested in mastering woodturning basics, Sam has an excellent "FUNdamentals of Woodturning" series that is a great starting point.

Current favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HGRnqGAnZw


The Rebel Turner

Al's conversational style and beautiful projects keep us coming back! You'll feel like he's speaking right to you in every video, and his excitement for woodturning is contagious.

Current favorite video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UFfbhAbVk8&t=23s