The Art of Turned Bowls
Designing Bowls with a World-class Turner
By (author) Richard Raffan
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Art of Turned Bowls by Richard Raffan
Book DescriptionWith a unique talent for making even the most abstract ideas accessible, the world's most admired turning teacher offers an invaluable wealth of design advice. Practical, informative, and undeniably inspiring, this title also explores form and developing profiles. Along with a good lathe and a reliable set of tools, "The Art of Turned Bowls" belongs in the shop of every serious bowl turner.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781561589548
(276mm x 216mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard Raffan
All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan, Paperback (November 2015)
This book is a collection of new woodturning projects - candlesticks, a lamp and shade, sets of plates and bowls, even a turned duck call. The projects range from simple to complex, and Richard Raffan provides instructions with step-by-step photos and drawings. These projects will lead the reader through a skill-building course in woodturning.
Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning, Paperback (June 2014)
Features step-by-step instructions for an abundance of wood turning techniques, including both spindle and faceplate methods. This book features over 900 colour photos that accompany detailed, hands-on instructions for turning wood, including how to use lathes, turning tools and materials, chucks, as well as sharpening tools.
Turning toys with Richard Raffan, Paperback (November 2013)
Features projects that can serve as a base for almost limitless variation, so you can put your own stamp on each object you create. This title offers plenty of practice when small kids can't have too many peg dolls, things on wheels, wands, or arches for creating buildings, farmyards, and so on. It also includes photos and drawings.
Turning Wood, Paperback (November 2008)» View all books by Richard Raffan
The appeal of woodturning is simple: with only a few hand tools and a lathe, remarkable results can be achieved, including bowls, boxes in the round, lamp bases, and furniture parts. This edition covers topics from the lathe - how it works and how to choose the right model - to fixings, cutting tools, safety, measuring, centerwork, and more.
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Author Biography - Richard Raffan
Since 1980 Richard Raffan has taught in a dozen countries across North America, Europe and Australasia. Now semi-retired, he limits his teaching to just a few weeks each year, but still creates work for exhibitions and to commission.
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