craft of using the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around the axis of rotation

Woodturning is a type of woodworking. It is used to create different types of wooden object using a lathe. Woodturning is different from other types of woodworking because the wood is spinning while on a lathe when it is being designed. There are many different types of objects that can be made from this process.

A bowl created using woodturning
Woodworking in process.