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: 9835

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: 3256

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.

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: 6285

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.

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: 4753

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

Woodturning

Author: Keith Rowley

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784940638

Category:

Page: 192

View: 4807

Here's a complete course in the basic and correct techniques for mastering the lathe. Learn to create beautifully shaped newels, balusters, and chair and table legs by using gouges and chisels on a lathe. Each chapter takes on an essential aspect of woodturning--from types of lathes and accessories to sharpening, from turning between centers to faceplate turning, from copy turning to boring and routing. Special feature: Every chapter ends with a checklist summary to help you review what you've learned quickly and easily. Internationally recognized as the definitive introduction to woodturning, this new edition is accompanied by a comprehensive DVD. An ideal gift for a woodworking friend - or for yourself! Projects include: goblet, apple and pear, your first bowl, platter, bar stool, staircase balusters, plinth, inlaid nut bowl, twig pot, pepper mill, table lamp and twist pen.

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning

Author: Richard Raffan

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561586722

Category: House & Home

Page: 246

View: 7554

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.

Turning Wood with Richard Raffan

Author: Richard Raffan

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 156158956X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 218

View: 2008

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.

Woodturning Projects

A Workshop Guide to Shapes

Author: Mark Baker

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781861083913

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 7130

Woodturning enthusiasts looking to advance their skills will delight in this collection of 50 challenging and diverse projects. Some of the featured designs include boxes: cylindrical, diabolo and clamshell; bowls: round-bottom, flared and winged; and platters: minimalist, handled and roll-rimmed. Each project is accompanied by diagrams, wood and tool requirements, and even suggestions for alternative designs. Beginners who wish to build skill by approaching these projects at a simpler level will benefit from the thorough sections on safety, tools and equipment, finishing products and types of wood. More seasoned turners hoping to test their expertise might take the designs found here and create even bigger, more elaborate constructions.

Segmented Bowls for the Beginning Turner

Author: Don Jovag

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780764341656

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 3843

This book is designed for the beginning wood turners ready to take up the challenge of turning segmented bowls and platters. Each step of the process is explained in both straightforward instructions and over 200 clear color photos and patterns. The hallmark of a segmented bowl is the design incorporated into the body. While these designs appear to be complicated and difficult to make, this book simplifies the process. Key to making these apparently complex designs is using a combination of different wood colors and varying lengths and segment alignments. The problem of cutting the segments accurately is also solved with instructions for making simple fixtures for your table saw that cut segments with enough precision to avoid complicated sanding and fitting. Using the methods described here, wood turners will successfully create segmented salad bowls, decorator bowls, and serving platters. While written with the beginner in mind, this book is a must for all wood turners.

The Wood Turning Bible

Author: N.A

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN: 9780785827931

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 2851

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for carpenters and woodturners to keep near their lathe for quick access.The design of this book allows it to lay open flat, which allows for easy and frequent reference, and the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners, and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. The attraction of woodturning as a hobby is that the results are almost instant: with a few basic tools and a lathe, simple items can be produced very quickly. There are three distinct parts to woodturning: sharpening, turning, and finishing. Woodturning can engage hand, head, and heart at the same time. Master every technique you need to create a wide range of projects with The Woodturning Bible. Learn to select the right types of wood and get the best mix of tools; how to plan designs with sketches and models; set up your lathe and start work; how to troubleshoot through unexpected weaknesses and knots in the wood; and how to bring the perfect finish to your designs.

Wood Turning

Author: Time-Life Books

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780809495160

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

View: 8723

Geared to amateur and intermediate woodworkers, this series covers everything from using a handsaw to refinishing an antique. Full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions show how to perform specific woodworking tasks.

Weekend Woodturning Projects

25 Simple Projects for the Home

Author: Mark Baker

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781627108133

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 191

View: 309

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Fixtures and Chucks for Woodturning

Everything You Need to Know to Secure Wood on Your Lathe

Author: Clarence Green

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565235199

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 8685

This book will help you save money on woodturning, expand your abilities, and master new challenges, giving you more success and confidence at the lathe.

Woodworker's Guide to Turning

Straight Talk for Today's Woodworker

Author: John Kelsey

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565234987

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 8155

A no nonsense guide to turning wood on a lathe simple machines, easy skills to learn, fast results.

Lathe Work for Beginners

A Practical Treatise on Lathe Work with Complete Instructions for Properly Using the Various Tools, Including Complete Directions for Wood and Metal Turning, Screw Cutting, Measuring Tools, Wood Turning, Metal Spinning, Etc., and Instructions for Building Home-made Lathes with Their Attachments, Etc

Author: Raymond Francis Yates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Lathes

Page: 240

View: 8597

Turning Green Wood

Author: Michael O'Donnell

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781861080899

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 135

View: 5539

“Covers the process of turning fresh lumber straight from the log without previous processing... teach[es] the reader how to work with the wood and make use of its many characteristics and features. It explains how to harvest and store timber, make the best use of grain patterns and provides tips for planning a turning project....Offers step-by-step instructions for six projects.” —Woodshop News.

The Lathe Book

A Complete Guide to the Machine and Its Accessories

Author: Ernie Conover

Publisher: Taunton

ISBN: 9781561584161

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 188

View: 9343

This complete guide to the router covers every type of router, their tooling, and best uses which will be essential for anyone who owns or is planning to buy a router. Useful and versatile, the router has a huge range of uses and this book surveys them all, from edge work and moulding, to cutting joinery and shaping, to making multiples with patterns.

How to Make Money with a Wood Lathe - Best Selling Wooden Crafts and Turning Projects

Author: John Davidson

Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books

ISBN: 1370644779

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 5111

Are you a hobbyist who likes to work with wood? Is using a wood lathe your skill polishing platform? Have you ever thought of making money using this craft? Selling your wood lathe projects for profitable margins can be a very lucrative business for amateurs. This is not the only craft or hobby that can be converted into a profession or a means for earning a living.

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

Author: Richard Raffan

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561585083

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 186

View: 4696

The craftsmanship evident in worked wooden forms ensures they are treasured pieces, handed down through generations. From the tools and equipment you need to get started, through to intricate decorative techniques for the polished professional, this book clearly explains every step of the way: equipment and tools, wood selection and preparation, design, lids for boxes, deep hollowing, surface decoration, variations on the basic box, finishing techniques - oils, lacquers and waxes. Projects range from the simple to those significantly more challenging.

Woodturning

A Guide to Advanced Techniques

Author: Hugh O'Neill

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781852239947

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 8736

A guide to aspects of woodturning. The author explores the area of good design, and gived advice on buying, drying, storing and mounting timber. He examines tools in depth, along with methods of staining and decoration.