Skew Chisel: The Dark Side and The Sweet Side: Learn the ins and outs of this sometimes ornery tool with Alan. He has taught and demonstrated the use of the skew to hundreds of individuals in all 50 states and 5 foreign countries. Reduce your fear and gain confidence with this amazing woodturning tool. Work with Alan to learn the basics of shaping, creating an edge and honing to refinement. He will take you through a dozen different cuts, showing what can go wrong with many of the cuts. Examples of methods of practice are demonstrated throughout the video. Once you have come to understand the fundamentals of the skew, check out his companion video "Son of Skew" where Alan applies the information from the Skew Chisel video to create a number of exciting projects. Approximate running time is 90 minutes.