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Hogbin on Woodturning by Stephen Hogbin
Hogbin on Woodturning by Stephen Hogbin
Code: 168446
Price: $24.95
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In this book Stephen Hogbin, internationally recognized woodturner, takes 11 of his most innovative creations and describes his techniques and ideas in a step-by-step project format. All of these projects begin with the lathe, but each features inventive cutting into the turned elements and recombining pieces to make entirely new forms. These projects don't require advanced technical skills, but will encourage you to break out of the basics of woodturning.

Softcover: 144 pages


Illustrated Guide to Turning by Richard Raffan
Illustrated Guide to Turning by Richard Raffan
Code: 162215
Price: $39.95
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This book covers sharpening, tool use, basic to advanced techniques, spindle and faceplate work, turning vessels and boxes. It is designed to be kept near the lathe as a reference. The information is presented with many pictures to give a visual guide to technique.

The the topics covered include, Tools and Materials, Preparation, Wood, Fixing the wood on the lathe, Sharpening, Spindle Work, End Grain Techniques, Chasing Threads, Faceplate Work, Sanding, and Finishing. Each section has detailed instruction with over 850 color photos and drawings showing proper technique and use of the lathe. The descriptive text is useful, knowledgeable and to the point. Projects are included and are shown in a step by step presentation.

Hardcover, 246 pages.


Inlace Techniques by Betsey Sloan
Inlace Techniques by Betsey Sloan
Code: 166312
Price: $12.95
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This is the first comprehensive book written on the uses of InLace® resin inlay for gourd artists and woodturners. Chapters present carving techniques in gourds, mixing resin, insetting, sanding, and polishing. The most common challenges working with resin inlay are addressed and ten gourd artisans and a woodturner share their experiences. An extensive gallery of gourd and wood turned art will inspire readers to add personal touches to their projects.

Softcover: 64 pages


Intermediate Woodturning Projects - Book
Intermediate Woodturning Projects - Book
Code: 168424
Price: $14.95
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This book is a compilation of projects originally published in Woodturning Magazine from England. It includes 29 different projects of an intermediate skill level. Some of the projects included in the book range are: lampholder, jewelry box, laminated vase, square lidded container, persian Drum, shaker stool, bookends and miniature goblets. Each project is shown in many pictures with step by step instructions.

Softcover: 115 pages

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Introduction to Pyrography by Daniel Wright
Introduction to Pyrography by Daniel Wright
Code: 161701
Price: $25.95
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The pyrography work shown in this book is nothing short of amazing! The author has had a passion for this art since the age of 11. He is now a teacher with a degree in Visual Arts teaching in schools and giving workshops.

If you ever wanted to decorate your turnings or other projects, this book will give you a great foundation of technique and inspiration. The chapters include information on materials, techniques, design and other materials to use. Projects shown in detail include a chessboard, tree vase, cheeseboard, milking stool adn napkin rings. The photography is excellent. This book is highly recommended.

Softcover, 95 pages.


Learn to Turn by Barry Gross - 2nd Edition
Learn to Turn by Barry Gross - 2nd Edition
Code: 168411
Price: $19.95
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If you've considered trying woodturning you'll find artist and author Barry Gross puts the fun back into turning with this approachable and enjoyable guide. Gross gives advice on every step of the turning process, including selecting the right lathe, basic safety and woodshop setup, an overview of the proper tools and how to use them, and the basics on sharpening, sanding, and finishing. Step-by-step instructions for eight projects such as a simple bowl and a pepper mill are included. This guide includes surprisingly simple solutions tocommon beginner mistakes.

Softcover, 128 pages


Masters: Woodturning by Jim Christiansen
Masters: Woodturning by Jim Christiansen
Code: 168440
Price: $24.95
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The lathe used to be a utilitarian tool only, but in the hands of today’s artists woodturning has undergone a beautiful transformation. This stunning international collection showcases the work of 40 pioneering woodturners who have expanded the possibilities of the medium. Their pieces range from classic to humorous to sculptural to amazing. Curator Jim Christiansen introduces each master’s multi-page gallery with an insightful overview, and the creators themselves offer their lyrical thoughts on wood, nature, and art.

Softcover: 330 pages


Mini Lathe Magic by Ron Hampton
Mini Lathe Magic by Ron Hampton
Code: 166311
Price: $14.95
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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


New Masters of Woodturning by Terry Martin & Kevin Wallace
New Masters of Woodturning by Terry Martin & Kevin Wallace
Code: 168416
Price: $29.95
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LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE In this groundbreaking book, thirty-one innovative artists share their amazing turning techniques and inspiration that fuels their distinctive design. They are from different parts of the world, but share a common passion: turning wood into sculptural forms of self-expression. You’ll see each artist at work in their studios, homes, and at the lathe, and discover why their stunning work is considered to be preeminent in the respective fields of woodturning and modern art. A gallery of beautiful photographs accompany each artist profile. New Masters of Woodturning looks beyond the surface of the wood and into the vision and mind of the artist, providing insights that offer a captivating and important perspective of turn-of-the century art and craft. Softcover: 208 pages


New Masters of the Wooden Box by Oscar P. Fitzgerald
New Masters of the Wooden Box by Oscar P. Fitzgerald
Code: 168436
Price: $29.95
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Featuring some of today's best woodworkers and turners such as Michael Hosaluk, Steven Kennard, Richard Raffan, Jacques Vesery, Bonnie Klein, and Hans Weissflog, this book celebrates modern masters and others who have taken box-making to a higher level of aesthetic form. The artist profiles include full-color, studio-quality photographs of their work along with essays that illustrate their design ideas and objectives.

Softcover: 216 pages


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