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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
 
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

Overview

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.

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:
466,306
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Read an Excerpt

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.

Meet the Author

Barry Gross, an expert woodworker and artisan with more than 30 years of experience, specializes in transforming wood and other media such as Corian - the kitchen countertop material - into amazing pieces of art and useful every-day items. A skilled teacher who knows how to start at the beginning, Barry volunteers solutions to his own mistakes with the hope of encouraging beginners to redesign rather than recycle. Barry is a member of the American Association of Woodturners, the Bucks County Woodturning Association and the Scroll Saw Association of the World. Barry was recently invited to join the prestigious Pen Makers' Guild and is named in Who's Who in 2005.
His art can be seen in various art galleries including Island Earth Gallery, Langman Galleries and Wylands Sae Life Gallery in New York. In addition, he has received commissions from DuPont and for the Alien Stinger display at the New York Aquarium. His exquisite turned pens are sought after for gifting, most noteably, his Stars and Strips pen was recently gifted to House Speaker Dennis Hastert. Barry Gross is the author of Pen Turner's Workbook, Learn to Turn and a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Workshop magazine and Woodturning Design Magazine. He lives in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

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