Learn the fundamentals of working metal to create a variety of tools and jigs for the woodturner. Using the wood lathe, drill press and simple tools Alan shows the creation of a number of useful tools and jigs. You will learn about different steels, heat treating and cold working--foundational information that will take you far beyond what you are shown in this video. Alan shows you how to make some tools to make tools, a quick-change handle for turning tools, a thin kerf parting tool, chatter tool and awl. Finally, you will learn to make two valuable reverse chucks for completing the bottom of turn bowls -nothing quite like these on the market!