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Tops: Making the Universal Toy
     

Tops: Making the Universal Toy

by Michael Cullen
 

From selecting materials and tools to applying finishes and shellacs, this handy guidebook provides complete instructions for creating 16 unique toy tops. Economical and simple to produce, each project includes step-by-step photographs and many can be made without a lathe. Designs include a top that flips over, the classic dreidel, and the amazing Benham's top that

Overview

From selecting materials and tools to applying finishes and shellacs, this handy guidebook provides complete instructions for creating 16 unique toy tops. Economical and simple to produce, each project includes step-by-step photographs and many can be made without a lathe. Designs include a top that flips over, the classic dreidel, and the amazing Benham's top that produces colors when spun, despite being painted black and white. Quick and fun, these projects appeal to woodworkers and toymakers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933502175
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,393,220
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Cullenhas been a professional woodworker for more than 20 years, and his work is currently shown in galleries and museums throughout the United States. He is the author of more than 40 articles on woodworking technique and design and teaches workshops throughout the country. He lives in Petaluma, California.

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