Appearance of the Woodturning

Creative Woodturner allows you to choose the wood that you are going to use on your woodturning from over 140 images. You simply select the wood image and a photo-realistic 3D view of your woodturning is displayed using true-grain technology to simulate the grain pattern.

Wood Images


The appearance of your woodturning is defined by wood images. Supplied with Creative Woodturner are over 140 images, ranging from common hardwoods such as oak and ash to exotic and figured woods. You can even use your own images.

Oak wood image
Oak
Ash wood image
Ash
Laburnam wood image
Laburnum
Thuya burr wood image
Thuya Burr

True-grain Technology


Revolutionary True-grain technology gives unprecedented realism by mapping the wood grain through the woodturning.

An image of a bowl illustrating how the True-grain technology gives a realistic impression of grain patternAn image of a vase illustrating how the True-grain technology gives a realistic impression of grain pattern
True-grain technology gives a realistic impression of grain pattern

Categories


Wood images are divided into categories such as blockwork, figured and end-grain. This makes it easy to find the correct wood for your woodturning.

Thumbnail Images


The contents of each wood image category are shown as thumbnail images. Simply click on thumbnail image to apply the image to your woodturning.

Thumbnail images of the wood images
Thumbnail images of the wood images

Grain Direction and Scale


You can choose how the wood image is mapped onto the woodturning, simulating cross, end, or side grain turning. You can use this feature either to match the wood you have for the woodturning, or to help you decide the best way to orient your woodturning.

Image describing cross wood image mapping
Cross
Image describing side wood image mapping
Side
Image describing end wood image mapping
End

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