Wood for Woodturners by Mark Baker

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Wood for Woodturners by Mark Baker

Mark is the former editor of Woodturning magazine in England, author of the popular book Woodturning Projects: A Workshop Guide and a woodturner for many years. In this book, he sets out to provide a practical guide to 150 woods from around the world that are useful to woodturners.

Fifty species of wood are covered in great detail including: drying suggestions, description, working qualities, and technical specifications. Excellent photos of each wood are shown including different figured patterns that may occur. A piece turned from each of the 50 species is shown as well. A brief description of 100 species of wood makes up the next section of the book. Each wood is pictured along with drying information, general characteristics, cutting suggestions and technical specifications.

Softcover, 189 pages

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