The Fundamentals of Woodturning
By (author) Mike Darlow
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Fundamentals of Woodturning by Mike Darlow
Book DescriptionGuiding novice and experienced woodworkers alike, this ultimate guide to the fine art of using the lathe to shape wood includes exercises and projects to develop the skills needed to maximise the fun and enjoyment of this craft. With the latest information on techniques, tools, machinery and safety, plus many professional tips and secrets, crafters can hone their skills on projects ranging from special boxes and bowls to hat stands and toys. Additional chapters include topics such as turning techniques for both scraping and cutting tools, selecting the ideal lathe for a given project, what to know when purchasing a lathe and chucking system and discovering how to create consistently identical furniture parts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781565233553
(280mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mike Darlow
Woodturning Methods, Paperback (April 2008)
An intermediate-level manual that focuses on a survey of special techniques including chucking, turning spindles, drilling, forming round objects and multi-axis turning. It contains projects that include chucking a spoon, creating a ring and turning a sculpture of a tree from a block of wood.
Turned Chessmen, Paperback (November 2004)
'Turned Chessmen' describes the history, design and making of turned, particularly wood, chessmen. The book also includes practical chapters on how to design, turn and carve chessmen, and a gallery of recent chess sets, with ten accurate drawings which can be copied to make chess sets.
Woodturning Design, Paperback (November 2002)View all books by Mike Darlow
A fantastic book for all turners who look for a better design element in their work and want an understanding of the concepts and processes of design in general. Examples from worldwide sources.
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Author Biography - Mike Darlow
Mike Darlow is a woodturner who has been featured in American Woodturning and Woodcarving Illustrated magazines.
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