Wood for Woodturners

Wood for Woodturners

by Mark Baker
     
 

A guide to different woods catering specifically for turners. Fifty turning woods from around the world are described in detail and illustrate varieties of grain and figure. A further 100 woods are considered more briefly, with for identification. Baker gives valuable advice on buying and seasoning timber, examples of finished work and a handy guide to wood

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Overview

A guide to different woods catering specifically for turners. Fifty turning woods from around the world are described in detail and illustrate varieties of grain and figure. A further 100 woods are considered more briefly, with for identification. Baker gives valuable advice on buying and seasoning timber, examples of finished work and a handy guide to wood terminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861083241
Publisher:
Guild of Master Craftsman
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

The son of a carpenter and joiner, Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. On leaving school, he served a five-year apprenticeship at a local building firm, which included doing restoration work. Baker has also helped set up an industrial workshop for autistic adults and has worked for some of the major manufacturers of woodturning tools in the UK. He is now the editor of Woodturning magazine and the group editor of all GMC Publications’ woodworking magazines.

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