Guiding novice and experienced woodworkers alike, this ultimate guide to the fine art of using the lathe to shape wood includes exercises and projects to develop the skills needed to maximise the fun and enjoyment of this craft. With the latest information on techniques, tools, machinery and safety, plus many professional tips and secrets, crafters can hone their skills on projects ranging from special boxes and bowls to hat stands and toys. Additional chapters include topics such as turning techniques for both scraping and cutting tools, selecting the ideal lathe for a given project, what to know when purchasing a lathe and chucking system and discovering how to create consistently identical furniture parts. Mike Darlow is a woodturner who has been featured in American Woodturning and Woodcarving Illustrated magazines. He is the author of The Practice of Woodturning, Woodturning Design, Woodturning Methods, and Woodturning Techniques.
- Author : Mike Darlow
- ISBN13 : 9781565233553
- Binding : PB
- Pages : 198
- Photographs : Full colour throughout