This is a good book for beginners. It has 335 color photographs on 80 pages. All work is done on a Jet Mini Lathe and covers the basics of tool use along with sharpening and finishing. Each project is shown in a step by step basis. The projects include a goblet, decorative mushrooms, potpourri pot, a Hawaiian Bowl and Ornamental birdhouse. A gallery of work from other turners is included and is great for inspiration.
Softcover: 80 pages
The latest book from Ron Hampton gives you the information needed to get started with small scale woodturning projects. From small boxes to small vases, to replicas of furniture and even a miniature lathe are shown. Tools, wood prparation work methods are covered in detail. Projects shown in step by step fashion and include: ball point pen, lidded finial box, turquoise and tulipwood vase, miniature pedestal table, mini lathe and miniature spinning wheel. A gallery of small projects are shown to inspire the turner as well as to show what is possible using small pieces of wood.
Softcover: 160 pages
Copyright 2000-2015, Packard Woodworks Inc., All Rights Reserved