Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded: A Beginner's Guide to Woodturning from Start to Finish

Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded: A Beginner's Guide to Woodturning from Start to Finish

by Barry Gross
     
 

Learn 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.
Readers will receive advice on every step of the turning process,

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Overview

Learn 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.
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565237643
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
869,991
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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This classic, easy-to-follow introduction to woodturning. includes new projects, along with the original 8 step-by-step projects. Also includes new sections on end-grain turning and mini-lathes.

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