The next step up from whittling as a hobby is woodturning. Aided by the woodturning lathe, you can create decorative, practical items in moments. Anyone interested in carpentry or woodcraft can make use of woodturning to produce table legs, bowls, cups, bats, and other useful items.
Of course, the lathe is no good without a sharp wood chisel set and pair of callipers. These are essential for creating matched sets of legs and other pieces. Give woodturning a go with a straightforward lathe and chisel set.