A Foundation Course

Book - 1999
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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 balausters, plinth, inlaid nut bowl, twig pot, pepper mill, table lamp and twist pen.

Publisher: Lewes [England] : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 1999.
Edition: New ed. --
ISBN: 9781861081148
Branch Call Number: 684/.083/Row/1999 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 177 p. : ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Boase, Tony


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