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  10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

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10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers. 10 easy projects for the mini-lathe or other smaller lathes, from 12-36 inches. With clear, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with color photographs, this book will help the beginning or intermediate turner readily master the work in a weekend. Projects include door stops, a sliding glass door stop, wine bottle stoppers, confetti lights, oil lamps, candlesticks, wine caddies, prep plates and small bowls, hors d'oeuvre plates, and plant stands. The book is designed so that as you move through one project you will develop the skill needed for the next. The tools required are clearly described, and most are standard turning tools. By the time one has finished these 10 projects their skills will be developed for more ambitious and complicated projects. Some of these are shown in a beautiful photo gallery that includes variations on the projects in the book. They will encourage the turner to design new projects of their own. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 280 color photos Pages: 64
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  7 Great Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

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7 Great Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers

7 Great Turning Projects for the Smaller Lathe by Bill Bowers. Seven great projects for the 12- to 36-inch lathe, designed for beginning to intermediate turners, presented in a fully illustrated step-by-step fashion. Included are instructions for turning two scoops, a covered cylinder box, a lidded bowl with a foil-leaf finish, a Christmas ornament turned from last year's tree, a beautiful carving set, and large salt and pepper mills. Each of these projects can be completed in the course of a weekend. A photo gallery offers the turner many variations on the themes shown in the book and entices them to try their own ideas. An experienced demonstrator and teacher, Bill Bowers covers the basics, including issues of safety and technique, and then shares the joy he finds in turning. He encourages the reader to always remember, exuberance experienced at the lathe is exceptional medicine for the soul. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 280 color photos Pages: 64
Model : 7261 Manufacturer : Book
  A Turner's Guide to Veneer Inlays by Ron Hampton

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A Turner's Guide to Veneer Inlays by Ron Hampton

A Turner's Guide to Veneer Inlays by Ron Hampton. Ron Hampton takes the reader through all the steps necessary to apply beautiful veneer inlays to handsome turned wooden objects, including the lid of a box, the bottom of a bowl or platter, the top of a bowl, and even into the edge band around a tall round glass vase. Over 300 detailed color photographs illustrate the succinct, step-by-step instructions. Also included are vital safety instructions, a complete list of tools, and a listing of both turned wooden shapes and veneer inlays required. With this book in hand, woodturners, ranging from novice to expert, will have all the information they need to add the vital finishing touches to transform their turned objects into turned art. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 303 color photos Pages: 64
Model : 6117 Manufacturer : Book
  Basic Bowl Turning with Judy Ditmer

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Basic Bowl Turning with Judy Ditmer

Basic Bowl Turning with Judy Ditmer. In this full color, beautiful new work, Judy Ditmer shares her extensive knowledge of bowl turning with the novice turner. Beginning with the preparation and seasoning of the bowl blank, Judy takes the turner step-by-step through the finished product. Along the way she covers the proper use of tools, design considerations, and safety considerations for the turner. The techniques she shares will have an immediate impact on the readers understanding and practice of woodturning. While addressed particularly to those who are new to turning, Judy's years of experience come through and will be valuable to turners of all levels. The project in the book is a beautiful salad bowl. Step-by-step photographs cover the process from beginning to end, including the construction of necessary jigs for the lathe. A gallery will spark the imagination of the reader and begin to reveal the possibilities of turning. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 250+ color photos Pages: 64
Model : 6270 Manufacturer : Book
  Dick Sing ReTurns: Unique and Unusual Pens from the Wood Lathe

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Dick Sing ReTurns: Unique and Unusual Pens from the Wood Lathe

Dick Sing ReTurns: Unique and Unusual Pens from the Wood Lathe. Once again, Dick Sing makes his mark with his high quality, beautiful pens and pencils. Sharing his skill and expertise at the wood lathe, he teaches you how to make something more than a mere instrument for writing this is art, a keepsake, a great gift, something to make the turner proud.In his first book on pen turning, Sing provided basic instructions and lots of helpful tips. This book also provides the basics, adding new kinds of pens and variations on some of the old favorites. Tips are given for ways to work with challenging materials or grain alignments to create spectacular results. Dick details methods which make beautiful pens time after time.More than 260 photographs and detailed instructions advise the turner on more than a dozen variations, plus there are sections on the special equipment he has modified to make pen turning easier and improve the quality. A gallery of pens provides inspiration for variety and creativity. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 270 color photos, gallery Pages: 64
Model : 3593 Manufacturer : Book
  Dick Sing Turns Miniature Birdhouses

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Dick Sing Turns Miniature Birdhouses

Dick Sing Turns Miniature Birdhouses. World-renowned woodturner Dick Sing takes you through all the steps needed to create delightful and decorative miniature birdhouses. Starting with a basic birdhouse, Dick illustrates how to set up and turn the body, roof, perch, and finial. Clear, step-by-step instructions show wood preparation, proper use of equipment and tools, and sanding and finishing techniques. Additional chapters show how to add inlays and other intricate details; create birdhouses from rejected pipe blanks and branchwood; turn a natural edge roof; make a tiny, charming, birdfeeder; and fashion an elegant stand on which to display your finished treasures. Includes design ideas and techniques, plus a gallery of wonderfully diverse birdhouses to inspire your creativity. Size: 8 1/2 x 11 Illustrations: 395 color photos Pages: 80
Model : 807 Manufacturer : Book
  Ellsworth on Woodturning by David Ellsworth

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Ellsworth on Woodturning by David Ellsworth

Ellsworth on Woodturning by David EllsworthDavid Ellsworth is the grandfather of the wood art movement and Ellsworth on Woodturning is the book woodturners worldwide have been waiting for. With this first-ever book from the grandmaster of woodturning, woodworkers and artists can learn to replicate his highly evolved techniques and signature style. Step-by-step directions and crisp, absorbing photos show exactly how Ellsworth creates an open bowl, a natural-edged bowl, and an astounding hollow vessel featuring a tiny opening and coin-thin walls. In sharing his vision, Ellsworth reveals not only his techniques, but the power of the creative process the feeling of direct engagement with the wood that develops an artist from each project to the next.For anyone new to the lathe, Ellsworth on Woodturning provides expert tips for getting started. Intermediate and advanced turners will appreciate advice on everything from working with green wood to design to tool making and sharpening. Best of all, stunning color photographs of Ellsworth's work will inspire artists to unlock the natural beauty in wood."His work overturned all the deeply held traditions of functionality that had defined turning. For the first time, woodturners were seeing themselves as artists."- Terry Martin Kevin Wallace, New Masters of Woodturning"A brilliant exposition of the art of woodturning by the premier writer, teacher, and practitioner of the art. It's clear complete, and superbly illustrated."- Jane and Arthur Mason, wood art collectors
Model : 3775 Manufacturer : Book
  Fixtures and Chucks for Woodturning by Doc Green

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Fixtures and Chucks for Woodturning by Doc Green

Fixtures and Chucks for Woodturning by Doc GreenFixtures and Chucks to Make for Woodturning gathers all the essential information about woodturning chucks and fixtures in one place for the first time, making it more accessible. More than merely a reference for dedicated turners, this book is designed to help both beginners and advanced turners improve their skills and broaden the range of projects they tackle at the lathe, by presenting a carefully crafted combination of how to advice and interesting, engaging projects. The book explains how to get the most from commercial chucks, centers, and faceplates. It also shows how readers can make their own tailoring the wood holders precisely to the work they want to do.
Model : 5199 Manufacturer : Book
  Fundamentals of Woodturning by Mike Darlow

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Fundamentals of Woodturning by Mike Darlow

Fundamentals of Woodturning by Mike Darlow. Lavishly illustrated with over 400 photos, this is the ultimate introductory guide to the fine art of using the lathe to shape wood into boxes, bowls, toys, and other beautiful objects.
Model : 3553F Manufacturer : Book
  Hewing Contemporary Bowls with Rip and Tammi Mann

Hewing Contemporary Bowls with Rip and Tammi Mann

Following the success of their first book, Sculpting Traditional Bowls, Rip and Tammi Mann bring this new book to those who love this ancient craft. With step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions they lead the craftsperson to a beautiful handhewn octagonal bowl. In the gallery are a variety of contemporary bowls that can be made using the same techniques, though some will require the skill that comes from experience. They include octagonal bowls, bowls in the shapes of states, and bowls with natural exteriors. Rip and Tammi use only hand tools, the bowl adze, a bowl shave and a carver's hook. They begin with a blank and conclude with an oil finish process that makes the bowls beautiful and perfectly safe for use with food. Each step is illustrated in color, with a complete description of design and technique concerns. Both the beginner and the experienced woodworker will enjoy the creation of these functional, beautiful pieces. ISBN 0-88740-710-2
Model : 7524 Manufacturer : Misc.
  Lathe Book: A Complete Guide to the Machine and Its Accessories by Ernie Conover

Lathe Book: A Complete Guide to the Machine and Its Accessories by Ernie Conover

The Lathe Book: A Complete Guide to the machine and its accessories by Conover. Completely updated and revised. Softcover.In this new edition incorporating the latest innovations, experienced woodshop instructor Ernie Conover shows how to choose and set up the proper lathe, and tune and maintain it for the best performance. He outlines basic techniques needed to produce turned furniture parts and suggests quick, practical ways to duplicate parts. ISBN 1-56158-416-9
Model : 6502 Manufacturer : Book
  Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry Gross

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Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry Gross

Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry GrossLearn to Turn, 2nd Edition is a woodturning book for true beginners. If you've considered trying woodturning-but have been intimidated by other books available on the subject-you'll find artist and author Barry Gross puts the fun back into turning with this approachable and enjoyable guide.Written for true beginners, this approachable and enjoyable instructional guide teaches the art of turning. Readers will receive advice on every step of the turning process, including selecting the right lathe, basic safety and woodshop setup, an overview of the proper tools and how to use them, and the basics on sharpening, sanding, and finishing. Also included are step-by-step instructions for eight projects such as a birdhouse, a simple bowl, and a pepper mill. This guide also includes a special chapter that addresses and reveals the surprisingly simple solutions to common beginner mistakes.
Model : 7643 Manufacturer : Book
  Mini Lathe Magic by Ron Hampton

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Mini Lathe Magic by Ron Hampton

Mini Lathe Magic by Ron Hampton. With clear, concise instructions and 345 detailed photos, Ron Hampton takes the reader through every step required to turn and finish wooden works of art on the mini-lathe. Eight separate projects are turned and finished here, including a cherry goblet, several mushrooms, a turquoise bowl inlay, potpourri pot, leather Indian pot, stone bowl, Hawaiian bowl, and an ornamental bird house. A gallery of other designs is provided for inspiration. Every tool required is listed and explained along with a variety of tool rests. Tool sharpening techniques are discussed and valuable safety tips are provided. This book is perfect for the beginning and intermediate wood turner and will provide valuable ideas for those more advanced. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 345 color photos Pages: 64
Model : 6141 Manufacturer : Book
  New Masters of Woodturning by Kevin Wallace & Terry Martin

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New Masters of Woodturning by Kevin Wallace & Terry Martin

New Masters of Woodturning by Kevin Wallace Terry Martin New Masters of Woodturning~MEET THIRTY-ONE CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF A CLASSIC CRAFT.They are from different parts of the world but share a common passion: turning wood into sculptural forms of self-expression. In this groundbreaking book, thirty-one innovative artists the New Masters of Woodturning share their amazing turning techniques and the inspiration that fuels their distinctive designs.You'll see each artist at work in their studios, homes, and at the lathe and discover why their stunning work is considered to be preeminent in the respective fields of woodturning and modern art. A gallery of beautiful photographs displaying breathtaking vessels, bowls, platters, and more many of which have never been published accompanies each profile.New Masters of Woodtruning looks beyond the surface of the wood and into the vision and mind of the artist, providing insights that offer a captivating and important perspective of turn-of-the-century art and craft.Featuring a global roster:AUSTRALIA~Vaughn Richmond * Neil Scobie CANADA~ Michael Hosaluk * Stephen Kennard * Marilyn Campbell ENGLAND~ Louise Hibbert * Hayley Smith FRANCE ~Alain Mailland * Theirry Martenon *Christophe Nancey * Marc Ricourt GERMANY ~Peter Hromek * Hans Weissflog IRELAND~ Liam Flynn NEW ZEALAND~ Rolly Munro * Graeme Priddle SOUTH AFRICA ~ Butch Smuts UNITED STATES ~ Virginia Dotson * Harvey Fein * J. Paul Fennell * Ron Fleming * Mark Gardner * Dewey Garrett * Ron Layport * Michael Lee * Michael Mode * William Moore * Binh Pho * Betty Scarpino * Betty Scarpino * David Sengel * Jacques Vesery
Model : 3344 Manufacturer : Book
  O'Donnell's Woodturning Techniques by Michael O'Donnell

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O'Donnell's Woodturning Techniques by Michael O'Donnell

O'Donnell's Woodturning Techniques by Michael O'DonnellA beautifully illustrated practical guide to the process of woodturning aimed at both the recreational turner and the experienced craftsman, O'Donnell's Woodturning Techniques is a comprehensive source book that covers materials, equipment and machinery, how to store timber, workshop safety, tools, and sanding and finishing. Projects include a lamp, bowl, box, mushroom and more. With stunning and detailed photography in a step-by-step approach, readers will see often complex techniques broken down into easily digestible parts that are logical and easy to follow.
Model : 4055 Manufacturer : Book
  Pen Turner's Workbook, 3rd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry Gross

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Pen Turner's Workbook, 3rd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry Gross

Pen Turner's Workbook, 3rd Edition Revised and Expanded by Barry GrossLearn to make pens that are both practical - and beautiful!In this newly revised edition, author and expert pen turner, Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with the in-dept instruction and creative ideas for both the novice and the experiences turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work - no detail has been left out! Also included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from Corian , InLace, antler and other materials included.
Model : 7636 Manufacturer : Book
  Pens From the Wood Lathe by Dick Sing

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Pens From the Wood Lathe by Dick Sing

Pens From the Wood Lathe by Dick Sing. Pens and pencils made at the wood lathe are becoming increasingly popular. These unique writing instruments are fantastic sellers at art and craft shows, cherished treasures for family, and fabulous gifts. Kits to make a variety of styles are widely available, but the techniques to make a pen which works well and looks spectacular are harder to find. This book fills the need with 273 step-by-step color photos and helpful text. Skilled wood turner Dick Sing provides detailed instructions and a wealth of tips and techniques for twelve different styles of pens. Advice on selection of materials, set-up, turning, and finishing techniques, and tips for final assembly of the pens make this book the ultimate reference for the field. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 273 photos Pages: 64
Model : 9393 Manufacturer : Book
  Projects for the Mini Lathe by Dick Sing

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Projects for the Mini Lathe by Dick Sing

Projects for the Mini Lathe by Dick Sing. Step-by-step instructions show woodturners how to make small decorative magnets, bolo tie slides with matching earrings, switch knobs that attach to lamps, and handy little brushes. Dick illustrates techniques for holding your work piece, the use of concentric and offset inlays, and how to add embellishments like beads, contours, chatterwork, and captive rings. These are small projects that are big on fun and flair. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 270 color photos Pages: 64
Model : 4629 Manufacturer : Book
  Segmented Wood Turning by William Smith

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Segmented Wood Turning by William Smith

Here is a new and exciting aspect of wood turning, similar to traditional style turning except for gaps left between each segment. Step-by-step instructions and color photographs illustrate a basic vase project that can be completed in a weekend. You won't need any special turning equipment or tools other than an easily constructed jig. Wood selection and preparation, jigs, glue, turning tools, finishes, and advanced techniques are all explained and illustrated. Combine various woods and patterns to produce beautiful vases, boxes, and sculptural pieces. With practice, you can create some really spectacular work!  Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 186 color photos Pages: 64
Model : 601X Manufacturer : Book
  The Art of the Lathe by Patrick Spielman

The Art of the Lathe by Patrick Spielman

The Art of the Lathe by Spielman. "Spielman, one of the best known and most prolific woodworking authors...has created what may be the finest general book available on lathe-turning....[The book] consists of three general sections: Lathes and their uses; how-to projects from a variety of artists featuring jewelry, bowls, a birdhouse, chess pieces, and a hand-held mirror; and a gallery of exceptional turnings. The latter two sections stand out because they include photos of the artists and biographies that tell of their experiences and philosophies of work. The excellent photographs and illustrations will inspire even the most jaded woodworker."--Library Journal. ISBN 0-8069-427-X
Model : 2633 Manufacturer : Book