The definitive book on woodturning -- completely revised and updated. Thousands of novice turners have learned to turn with Turning Wood with Richard Raffan. Completely revised and updated, this classic is the definitive book on turning. With new techniques and up-to-date information on tools, this book is a great resource for every turner.
This book covers the tools you'll need and how to select the best wood for bowl tuning. Detailed text and step-by-step photos take you through the turning process, from planning to completion. For more advanced turners, there are chapters on advanced techniques, decoration, form and balance. Extensive appendices include troubleshooting charts and advice on selling bowls.
Turning expert Richard Raffan's easy-to-follow instructions show you how to:
- choose the right chucks and tools for the job
- sharpen and maintain your tools for the best results
- handle tools safely and efficiently
- learn basic techniques with ease
Richard Raffan is internationally acclaimed for both his turning and his teaching. He is also the author of the best-selling book Turning Wood with Richard Raffan, as several other books. He lives in Tharwa, Australia.
Softcover, 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 in., 208 pages, with color photos and drawings, Published 2001, ISBN 1-56158-417-7, # 070542
|Manufacturer Part Number||70617|
|Cover Style||Soft Cover|
|ISBN||1-56158-417-7, # 070542|