Wood turning – growing more popular by the minute! More and more woodworkers, especially those strapped for time, are attracted to turning – often because it is a craft that requires less time than pursuits like furniture making. Plus, it requires only a few tools and offers almost instant gratification.
Learn more about turning from the experts. Whether you’re new to turning or tried it before, treat yourself to a copy of Turning Techniques & Projects. This collection of the best articles on turning from Fine Woodworking magazine offers you an in-depth look at techniques and expert advice from America’s #1 woodworking authority.
Best practices and tricks of the trade. Turning Techniques & Projects offers a solid introduction to basic turning tools, including chisels, scrapers, and gouges, and provides essential information on:
- Faceplate turning – transforming a chunk of wood into a stand-alone piece
- Practical tips for hollowing end grain
- How to fix turning mistakes
- Finishing and colorizing techniques
Great projects that take hours, not weeks. The beauty of turning, of course, is how quickly you can complete a piece. Projects can be as simple as turning authentic Shaker knobs to accent a larger piece. You can also make small, but highly artistic pieces such as pens, segmented vessels, bowls, boxes, and candlesticks. And don’t forget, turning is key to making elegant furniture parts such as spindles and pad-foot legs.
Try turning and get more done in the woodshop! Turning Techniques & Projects offers an exciting look into the art and craft of turning. With only a few tools, a lathe, and a little free time, you can turn out some really creative projects. Try it, you’ll like it!
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SKU FWW61077661 Table Of Contents Tools
Turning for Non-Turners
Learn to Turn Spindles
Duplicate Spindles by Hand
Tips for Hollowing End Grain
Go Beyond the Lathe for Beautiful Vessels
Faceplate Turning is Fun
Secrets of Segmented Turning
Making Split Turnings
Fixing Turning Mistakes
Colorize Your Turnings
Four Finishes for Turnings
Turned Drawer Pulls
Authentic Shaker Knobs
Pens Make Great Gifts
Get a Handle on Your Chisels
Turn a Hollow Vessel
Turning Bowls from Green Wood
Turning Wooden Boxes
A Turned Lid from Contrasting Woods
Turn a Pad-Foot Leg
Secret to a Sheraton Leg? Divide and Conquer
Turn a Classic Floor Lamp
Intro No Video No Author Editors of Fine Woodworking ISBN 978-1-62710-405-0 Publication Year 2013 Pages 176 Photo 300 Drawings 50 Video Download No Other Formats 71462 Cover PDF Download Format eBook (PDF)
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