Learn to Turn

A Beginner's Guide to Woodturning from Start to Finish

Author: Barry Gross

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565237643

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 8325

The ideal woodturning book for beginners, Learn to Turn provides an approachable, informative, and enjoyable guide that will have you turning in no time. Step-by-step instructions, valuable tips, and common-sense advice eliminate the mystery while infusing some fun into your turning. This revised and expanded edition includes a new spindle-turning project, a new bowl (faceplate) turning project, and a new section on end-grain turning.

Wood Turning

A Craftsman's Guide

Author: Mark Baker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781861088499

Category: Turning (Lathe work)

Page: 127

View: 2100

This handy book and DVD set, geared to beginners, is all you need to get started with the rewarding craft of woodturning. Pop on the DVD to see the techniques in action--or pick up the book for easy-to-follow instructions. It covers all the basics, from selecting wood and the anatomy of a lathe to sharpening and using tools. You'll gain the confidence to start creating beautiful turnings, including three attractive projects: a classical-form bowl, rosewood candlestick, and cylindrical box.

Learn to Turn, Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition

A Beginner's Guide to Woodturning Techniques and 12 Projects

Author: Barry Gross

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 9781565239289

Category: Lathes

Page: 144

View: 8173

"Woodturning book for beginners, offering expert instruction, tips, and step-by-step projects"--

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning

Author: Richard Raffan

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561586722

Category: House & Home

Page: 246

View: 7518

The author discusses the tools and techniques of "spindle turning," presenting step-by-step instructions for completing a wide variety of projects, accompanied by more than nine hundred color photographs.


Author: Michael O'Donnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866309395


Page: 190

View: 8237

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Shaping Wood

Author: Lonnie Bird

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561584002

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 294

View: 8697

Expert advice from start to finish The definitive guide to building the most popular exterior construction project there is, Building a Deck walks you through the entire process of creating a quality, custom deck: from the planning stages, through construction, to the custom details that can make your deck one of a kind. This is pro-level information carefully explained and presented so that a serious do-it-yourself can tackle building a deck with confidence. In this edition of Taunton's Build Like a Pro series, home builder and carpenter Scott Schuttner shares his tried-and-true techniques as well as a host of alternative methods, all in step-by-step detail, to create a clear and thorough resource for serious do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike. This book will bring you: * valuable advice on the practical side of building and design issues that will save you time and money * in-depth information on the trickier parts of the construction process, such as building foundations in severe climates, special structural considerations, and customizing the deck * professional tips and trade secrets for nearly every step of the process About the author Scott Schuttner is a home builder and carpenter in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and is the author of Basic Stairbuilding and Building and Designing Decks, both published by The Taunton Press.

Oil Paintings from Your Garden a Guide for Beginners

Author: Rachel Shirley

Publisher: Rachel Shirley

ISBN: 9781861082466

Category: Art

Page: 172

View: 9002

There's no place like home - and you can find inspiration for the most beautiful art right in your own backyard! No matter how ordinary it may at first seem, every garden has a unique character, with hidden treasures just waiting to be painted. Just think about it - no need to pack and carry materials, everything is close at hand, and beginners can experiment to their heart's content in happy privacy. Start painting, guided by these tips for buying and preparing oil paints; practical advice for setting up; innumerable sample pictures with a detailed breakdown of how they were done; and hints on creating marvelous oils from the most mundane subjects. There's advice on when to use photographs and how to make the most of available light, and pointers on improving technique and developing a personal style. You'll wonder why you ever worked anywhere else!

Turning Wood with Richard Raffan

Author: Richard Raffan

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 156158956X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 218

View: 9789

The appeal of woodturning is simple: with only a few hand tools and a lathe, remarkable results can be quickly achieved, including beautiful bowls, boxes in the round, lamp bases, and furniture parts. And for over 20 years, woodturners have been turning to Richard Raffan for expert advice and inspiration. Revised and updated to embrace the increase and improvement in turning tools and lathes now on the market, this updated and expanded edition of his 1985 classic covers everything from the lathe -- how it works and how to choose the right model -- to fixings, cutting tools, safety, measuring, centerwork, and more. Raffan also includes a brand new chapter on crafting hollow vessels.

Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils

Techniques and Projects for Turners of All Levels

Author: Walter Hall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600853654

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 1632

A guide to creating pens and pencils with techniques accompanied by step-by-step photographs and instructions for twenty projects.

Lathes and Turning Techniques

Author: Fine Woodworking

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561580217

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 1791

This book presents the work of Americas most clever woodworkers. They have found many new ways to guide old tools, and in the process solved a wide range of common shop problems for the rest of us. You will find almost 40 jigs here and endless ideas for adapting them to your own shop and projects.

Getting Started in Woodturning

18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice on Safety, Tools & Techniques

Author: John Kelsey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940611099

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 9306

Whether you re just getting started at the lathe or you re a seasoned woodturner looking for nuggets of insight, you ll find it all in The AAW's Official Guide to Getting Started in Woodturning, an essential reference of safety information, tool advice, woodturning techniques, and practical projects from the pages of American Woodturner, the journal from the American Association of Woodturners (AAW). Written by woodturners for woodturners, The AAW's official Guide to Getting Started in Woodturning teaches shop-tested, best-practice fundamentals that will make woodturning a safe, enjoyable, and enriching hobby that will last a lifetime.


Schnitzen - Das Handwerk und die neue Kultur vom Holz

Author: Barn the Barn the Spoon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783038009832


Page: 224

View: 6394

How to Make Commercial Type Radio Apparatus

A Guide Book for Those who Desire to Make Their Equipment the Equal, in Appearance as Well as Performance, of the Commercial Apparatus

Author: Milton Blake Sleeper

Publisher: N.A


Category: Radio

Page: 159

View: 2385

Weekend Woodturning Projects

25 Simple Projects for the Home

Author: Mark Baker

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781627108133

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 191

View: 3505

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The Collins Complete Woodworker

A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert

Author: Editors of Woodworker's Journal

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060825758

Category: House & Home

Page: 352

View: 7714

With woodworking fast becoming one of the most popular pastimes in the country, The Collins Complete Woodworker, from the editors of Woodworker's Journal, is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to get better acquainted with this rewarding hobby. Written in an easy-to-understand style and accompanied by hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, this encyclopedic reference covers tools and techniques in 16 lively chapters. The chapters on woodworking equipment range from simple hand tools to stationary powered machinery (and just about everything in between) and explain not only how different tools work but their roles in the shop, with a special emphasis on safety. Separate chapters are devoted to specific types of woodworking such as carving, woodturning, and veneering, while other chapters provide in-depth coverage of the materials of woodworking, from hardwood to hardware. There are even special sections offering projects to challenge your growing skills, tips on shop resources, and a glossary of woodworking terminology. Whether you have already discovered the lure of the wood shop or are just getting started, The Collins Complete Woodworker is the reference you've been looking for. For more than three decades, Woodworker's Journal (woodworkersjournal.com) has chronicled the development of new woodworking tools, techniques, and materials. The magazine's team of editors works closely with one of the largest pools of talented writers in the woodworking field today to inform, inspire, and motivate readers to continue developing their skills. Well-known and widely published authors such as Michael Dresdner, Ian Kirby, Frank Klausz, Bill Hylton, Chris Marshall, Sandor Nagyszalanczy, and Scott Phillips have helped to make Woodworker's Journal America's leading woodworking authority. Published six times a year, Woodworker's Journal tests and reviews new tools and equipment, explains key shop techniques, and offers a broad range of projects for woodworkers of all skill levels. Woodworker's Journal provides the knowledge and inspiration readers have come to rely on to hone their skills.

How-to-do-it books

a selected guide

Author: Robert Ernest Kingery

Publisher: N.A


Category: Reference

Page: 265

View: 2144

The Woodturner's FAQ Book

Author: Fred Holder

Publisher: Linden Pub

ISBN: 9780941936941

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 5288

Aimed at beginning turners, this woodturning primer covers all the basics needed to get started, such as what type of lathe to buy, what tools and chucks are needed, what differences exist in lathes and tools, which accessories are handy to have, how to sharpen, differences in various grinding systems, where to obtain wood, and which wood to use. A question-and-answer format facilitates easy access to whatever information a reader needs, while the index offers an excellent guide to the specific topics. Also included is a section on beginning projects for the turner along with helpful finishing information.

Everybody's Aviation Guide

A Complete, Simplified Treatise in Question and Answer Form for Those Wishing to Obtain a General and Diversified Knowledge of Aeronautics and Aerodynamics. It Considers All Types of Aircraft, Both Lighter-than-air and Heavier-than-air Forms, Gives the Principles on which Their Operation is Based and Describes Construction of Principal Types of Dirigibles and Airplanes

Author: Victor Wilfred Pagé

Publisher: N.A


Category: Aerodynamics

Page: 247

View: 5175

Popular Science

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Reference

Page: N.A

View: 7727

Portrait photography

the art of photographing people

Author: Oscar White

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136873358

Category: Photography

Page: 144

View: 9561