A full-color guide that features 188 superb lathe-turned shapes that will inspire all turners. Each piece is beautifully lit and photographed to reveal the combination of well chosen wood, immaculate finish and individual shape, making this a visual inspiration for all woodturners and lovers of fine craftsmanship and design. There are bowls, containers, bottles, vases, hollow forms, closed forms, natural tops and edges, platters and variations. Each category is prefaced by comments about the forms and designs included, and each shape is accompanied by a short caption describing the woods used, the dimensions, and information on the turning or finishing techniques used. 144 pages (129 in color), 8 1/4 x 10 7/8.