From an internationally renowned turner who brought you "Turning Green Wood" comes an extremely practical guide to the process of woodturning. This new book covers materials, equipment and machinery, how to store timber, safety, tools, sanding and much more. Projects include a bowl, lamp, goblet, box and more. Even complex techniques are made simple with O'Donnell's logical step-by-step manner of instruction.
softcover, 64 pages, 273 photos
In this newly revised and expanded 3rd edition, author and expert pen turner Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with in-depth instruction and creative ideas for any turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work, no detail is left out. Included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from Corian®, InLace, antler and other materials included.
Softcover: 144 pages
Featuring 16 projects from the pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, the various benefits of carving with power tools is shown in detail. Additional information about power units, hand pieces, carving burs, and maintenance advice, as well as the particular techniques associated with each type of tool is included. Details of more intricate pieces, such as bird feathers and animal fur are also included. Each project is shown in ample photography and step-by-step instructions. Original pattern designs for a black bear, an oak leaf pin, a buck with antlers, an assortment of birds, a house sign, a folk art Santa Claus, and an engraved gunstock are included.
Softcover: 152 pages
The son of well known English Woodturner Peter Child, Chris has been turning since he was 10 years old and has been teaching students since 1984. This book has detailed instructions for making more than 20 projects including: bowls, lidded boxes, mortar and pestal, candlesticks, salt andpeppermills, a lamp miniature clock, flower vase, stool, small table, lamp, chalice, a sewing stand and more. Many color photos and clear illustrations help to make the process of making each project clear to the reader.
Softcover: 116 pages
This booklet is loaded with good information about making pepper mills and salt shakers. It includes plans for making five different peppermills including the ones using the Deluxe and Crush Grind Mechanisms. The projects are shown in step by step pictures and in measured drawings.
13 pages Softcover
In this book professional turner Dennis Keeling shows all the basic techniques for making closed, open and ornamental segmented turnings. He focuses on the fundamentals of accuracy, as well as the equipment, tools, and materials needed. The books incudes 10 projects that progress in difficulty, from beginning to advanced. Keeling also showcases the work of seven other segmented turners, and presents a gallery of inspirational segmented designs.
Softcover: 184 pages
We have had many people asking for a book on segmented wood turning. This 64 page book covers the subject thoroughly, but with a twist. The projects use segmented construction, but with open spaces between the pieces of wood. The book gives step by step instructions with many color pictures for making a vase from start to finish. The reader is shown how to build a positioning jig and an indexing wheel (detailed drawing included). Wood selection and preparation along with construction details and tool suggestions. If you can master the techniques in this book you are sure to create some spectacular turnings!
Softcover: 64 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
Bob Neill has been a pyrographer for 30 years and can be seen demonstrating at many woodturning shows in Europe. The book includes step by step instructions for 30 projects including trinket boxes, bowls, wooden spoons, photo frames, candle holder, needle cases and napkin rings. Detailed information on pyrography tools and techniques are included.
Softcover: 80 pages
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