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Wood for Woodturners by Mark Baker

Title Wood for Woodturners
Author Mark Baker
Publisher GMC Publications
Release 2016-09-07
Category
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9781784941260
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Wood for Woodturners (revised edition)is the updated edition of the successful book by Mark Baker catering specifically for the turner. The book describes 42 of the world's most important woods for turning and goes into great detail with regard to physical characteristics, working qualities and availability. Color photographs throughout illustrate different qualities of grain and figure, and there are attractive examples of finished work to provide inspiration. An additional 124 other woods are considered briefly. This revised edition is fully updated throughout with new images and a resources section, and it also includes new material on green wood and sustainability.

Woodturning Projects by Mark Baker

Title Woodturning Projects
Author Mark Baker
Publisher Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
Release 2003
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9781861083913
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

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.

Title Weekend Woodturning Projects
Author Mark Baker
Publisher
Release 2014-09-04
Category Turning (Lathe work)
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9781861089229
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Build your woodturning skills and confidence with this variety of projects that take between a couple of hours and a couple of days to complete. All of the 25 projects can be undertaken using a limited amount of tools and equipment. Making use of the six basic tools - spindle roughing gouge, spindle gouge, parting tool, bowl gouge, skew chisel and scrapers - the book will introduce a couple of carving tools and a boring tool and explain why and how to use them.Each project will have a list of tools and materials required, drawings with dimensions and a panel on the wood used. Sections on safety and seasoning wood are also included.

Woodturning by Hugh O'Neill

Title Woodturning
Author Hugh O'Neill
Publisher Crowood
Release 2013-08-01
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1847976719
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This is a comprehensive guide to woodturning which will be of value and help to both new and experienced woodturners.Hugh 0'Neill covers the tools and woods used in turning, the principles of design, the lathe, wood finishing, and the techniques of turning spindles, bowls and decorative works. The book also covers the workshop and a selection of projects including bowls and table legs.

Wood for Woodturners by Mark Baker

Title Wood for Woodturners
Author Mark Baker
Publisher Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
Release 2004
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 189
ISBN 9781861083241
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

At last, a guide to wood created specifically for turners--one that will help them understand the raw material they work with and achieve their artistic vision. With beautiful close-up color photos that showcase every grain and figure, it describes in detail 50 of the important woods from around the world, from American Black Walnut to Macassar Ebony, along with sound practical information on their physical characteristics, working qualities, and availability. In addition, a further 100 woods--also illustrated for identification--receive briefer consideration. Attractive examples of finished work provide extra inspiration, and there's valuable advice on buying and seasoning lumber, and a handy guide to wood terminology.

Title Woodturning Tips Techniques
Author Carol Rix
Publisher Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
Release 2006
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9781861084392
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This comprehensive guide is an invaluable resource for both new and experienced woodturners. It covers all aspects of woodturning, from the lathe and tools to preparing wood and planning your designs. The book is divided into three useful parts: Part one is a guide to setting up for woodturning. Part two details basic turning and using tools and part three covers skills and techniques. Woodturning expert Carol Rix answers the questions most commonly asked by turners and will tell you everything you ever wanted to know, such as choosing and buying a lathe; setting up your workshop; sharpening and maintaining tools and identifying and preparing timbers. Also includes a chapter on sanding and finishing turned work; specialist advice for glues, resins, painting and gilding; cut and carved shapes and a useful section on jigs for the lathe.

Ellsworth on Woodturning by David Ellsworth

Title Ellsworth on Woodturning
Author David Ellsworth
Publisher Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Release 2008
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 247
ISBN 9781565233775
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Learn how to bring out the beauty in wood from the grandfather of woodturning, David Ellsworth. He shares masterful techniques for his signature eggshell-thin hollow designs in three projects for a hollow bowl, natural-edge vessel, and pot. A gallery of his work and the pieces in his collection will inspire both new and advanced turners.

Title Fixtures and Chucks for Woodturning
Author Clarence Green
Publisher Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Release 2011
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 175
ISBN 9781565235199
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

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.

Woodturning with Resin by Keith Lackner

Title Woodturning with Resin
Author Keith Lackner
Publisher
Release 2020-11-10
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages 144
ISBN 9781950934423
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Discover how resin can transform your next woodturned project into a work of art... You've probably seen the dazzling work of woodturners who've combined resin with wood to create gorgeous, one-of-a-kind projects ranging from pens and bowls to platters, boxes and more. The end result is so amazing that you'd think the process would be too complicated and too expensive. It's not. In fact, once you learn the basic techniques of preparing and working with resin, you'll discover that it turns like butter and stunning results will have you thinking about your next project before the lathe has cooled down. From Keith Lackner, one of the leading resin woodturners today, Woodturning with Resin is a go-to guide for anyone who enjoys woodturning or is interested in getting started. With expert instruction and stunning photos, Woodturning with Resin takes you through the golden rules of preparing and curing resin for the lathe. Also covered are the fundamentals of how turning with resin is different than turning wood, the best tools, grinds, and speeds to use, and how to achieve a finish that makes the resin sparkle. With all this premium information under your belt, you'll be able to tackle the wide range of projects that are detailed step-by-step. Woodturning with Resin also includes a gallery of projects to spark your imagination and a helpful Troubleshooting Guide for when things don't seem to turn out right. Woodturning with Resin is the only guide you need to discover the fun, beauty, and unlimited potential of adding resin to your woodturning projects.

Woodturning Wizardry by David Springett

Title Woodturning Wizardry
Author David Springett
Publisher Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Release 2009-04-01
Category Crafts & Hobbies
Total Pages
ISBN 9781565234109
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

"With just basic woodturning skills, an ordinary lathe, simple hand tools, and Springett's superbly detailed step-by-step demonstrations, you will learn how to create a spiked star in a cube, a set of Chinese balls, and a lattice pomander. A wealth of valuable advice on wood selection, design, and turning basic shapes is also included"--Container.

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