Segmented Turning: A Complete Guide

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This book thoroughly demystifies one of the most spectacular woodturning techniques. Segmented work consists of glueing together numerous small pieces of contrasting timber before turning, to produce stunning geometrical or pictorial effects in the finished work. In addition to its visual qualities, it overcomes the problems of wood movement and splitting and allows the turner to make good use of scraps and offcuts which would otherwise be wasted.

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Overview

This book thoroughly demystifies one of the most spectacular woodturning techniques. Segmented work consists of glueing together numerous small pieces of contrasting timber before turning, to produce stunning geometrical or pictorial effects in the finished work. In addition to its visual qualities, it overcomes the problems of wood movement and splitting and allows the turner to make good use of scraps and offcuts which would otherwise be wasted.

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Hampton, a dentist and woodturner, shows readers how to make nine beautiful projects out of numerous small pieces of wood; the results are striking, with ornate geometric patterns developed from contrasting woods. This is arguably the most difficult woodcraft to execute because it requires such technical expertise. Turning blanks must be designed and then constructed from literally hundreds of pieces (about a fourth of the title is devoted to the layout and specialized cutting techniques required); then they are turned to their final dimensions on the lathe. Rich with photos and illustrations highlighting important techniques, this book also provides detailed tables that show the precise miter gauge and blade angle settings required to create pieces of every size and shape accurately. Some major woodworking catalogs now offer precut kits to make projects of this type, so there is definite interest in this subject. For all comprehensive collections. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861083371
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 813,189
  • Product dimensions: 8.22 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2004

    Not to impressed...

    I wasn't to impressed by this book. I really didn't find anything in it that wasn't already on the internet somewhere for free on various instructive websites. There aren't enough pictures for me and the ones that are there are to small. Like many books in this arena they don't tell you how to do the complicated stuff that's shown in the gallery section of the book. If you're looking to start turning segmented bowls and don't have convenient access to the web then I guess buy this book. Just by trying a few projects of my own design I've come up with better techniques than offered in the book!

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