Learn to Turn

Author: Barry Gross
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565237641
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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

Author: Mark Baker
ISBN: 1861088493
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Turning (Lathe work)

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.

Wood Turning The Lathe and Its Accessories Tools Turning Between Centres Face Plate Work Boring Polishing

Author: E. A. Dinmore
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781447489818
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This early book is a comprehensive and practical guide to the fundamentals of the craft of woodturning using a traditional lathe, and is a must-have for any woodworking or wood-craft practitioner or enthusiast. Illustrated by useful diagrams and photographs, it provides advice on a variety of related topics such as face-plates, bowl turning and the appropriate tools to use. This classic handbook instructs the reader on how to successfully wield and use a shotgun for hunting, and includes guidance on safe and dangerous procedures. Illustrated with instructional diagrams and photographs, it is suited to hunting enthusiasts in addition to those new to the activity, with many details still of practical use today. Contents include: Woodworking - What This Book is About - The Wood-Turning Lathe – Accessories - Wood-Turning tools and Their Use - Turning More Difficult Work Between Centres - Face-Plate Work - Miscellaneous Work Between Centres - Split Turnings, Turned Mouldings, and Square Turning - Floor Lamp Standard and Table Lamp Boring - Simple Lathe Construction - Polishing Work On The Lathe. We are republishing this classic text in a high quality and affordable edition. It features reproductions of the original illustrations and a specially written new introduction.

The Wood Turning Bible

Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785827935
Release Date: 2011-07-31
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

How to Use Care for Woodworking Tools

Author: Alan Bridgewater
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811727947
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Everything you need to know about every kind of tool, saw, planes, chisels, marking and testing tools, drills, knives, hammers, clamps, and basic power tools. Learn how they are made, how they function, and how to condition them. Step-by-step exercises show proper use of each tool and easy projects demonstrate the application of techniques. All you need to do is read through this book, get a good tool and a piece of honest to goodness wood, and get started. At the end of it all you will know how to judge the keenness of a blade by eye. You will be able to use a plane in much the same way as did your folks way back. You will know how and why a bent gouge does what it does. You will be able to cut a joint and shape and fashion a piece of oak. You will be able to sit in a chair of your own making. You will be able to build furniture for the whole house. All are wonderful experiences that should not be missed.

Woodturning Methods

Author: Mike Darlow
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565233727
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The second book in Mike Darlow's popular "Woodturning Series," this invaluable reference features clear language, crisp full-color illustrations, and special turning techniques seldom covered in one volume, including chucking, turning spindles, drilling, forming round objects, and multiaxis turning. If you're looking to elevate your woodturning knowledge and talents, this is the book.

Getting Started in Woodturning

Author: John Kelsey
ISBN: 1940611091
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Small Woodturning Projects with Bonnie Klein

Author: Bonnie Klein
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565238044
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A legendary woodturning expert reveals the techniques that lead to woodturning success. Whether you are an enthusiastic beginner or an experienced turner, these practical and fun-to-make small projects are Bonnie Klein "classics" that will ultimately improve your woodturning expertise on any size lathe. Twelve step-by-step projects demonstrate a wide variety of techniques and decorative enhancements, accompanied by full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions..

Popular Mechanics

Release Date: 1978-07

Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Classic Woodturning Projects with Bonnie Klein

Author: Bonnie Klein
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1565232607
Release Date: 2005-08-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Covering all aspects of woodturning, this manual features 20 practical projects with tips and techniques that can be used on both the mini and full-size lathe. Combining introductory and advanced projects—such as surface treatments and creating pens—with tips on how to avoid common, costly mistakes, readers will find themselves quickly mastering this craft. Chapters on how to properly introduce children to the art of turning so that their safety and enjoyment can both be maximized are included.

Oil Paintings from Your Garden a Guide for Beginners

Author: Rachel Shirley
Publisher: Rachel Shirley
ISBN: 1861082460
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Art

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!