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Turning Toys with Richard Raffan, Book

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Create your own custom toys and watch the little ones' eyes light up with joy!

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With the help of Richard Raffan and the fun-filled projects in Turning Toys, your shop just might start to feel like Santa's workshop. And there are toys to delight the whole year round in this book. From race cars and lawn games to spinning tops and sets of fruits and veggies, there's something for every boy and girl. Turning Toys is filled with practical advice to help you succeed and enjoy the process of creating beautiful toys. With over 360 photos and drawings, you’ll learn exactly how to use the tools required, control the cutting edge, and work comfortably at your lathe. Be sure to also check out the companion DVD, Turning Toys with Richard Raffan (#54587, sold separately), which includes video instructions for eight projects.

  • Chapter 1: Safe Design
  • Chapter 2: Tools
  • Chapter 3: Wood and Preparing Blanks
  • Chapter 4: Things We Forget (But Shouldn’t)
  • Chapter 5: Turning Cylinders and Dowels
  • Chapter 6: Turning Wheels
  • Chapter 7: Wheely Bug
  • Chapter 8: Racing Car
  • Chapter 9: Peggies
  • Chapter 10: Wands
  • Chapter 11: Stackers
  • Chapter 12: Spheres
  • Chapter 13: Fruit and Vegetables to ‘Cut’
  • Chapter 14: Croquet Set
  • Chapter 15: Teether and Rattle
  • Chapter 16: Nesting Tubs
  • Chapter 17: Goblet
  • Chapter 18: Bilboquet
  • Chapter 19: Spinning Tops
  • Chapter 20: Balance Tray
  • Chapter 21: Table Skittles
  • Final Touches

About the Author:

Richard Raffan is internationally acclaimed for both his turning and teaching. Well-known for his gallery-quality production work, he is the author of Turning Wood, Turning Boxes, Turning Bowls, The Art of Turned Bowls, and The Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning. He has also appeared in three feature-length instructional videos, including the best-selling Turning Wood with Richard Raffan.

What's included

(1) Turning Toys with Richard Raffen Book

Technical Details

  • Manufacturer Part Number: 071456
  • Weight (lbs): 1.4000
  • Cover Style: Soft Cover
  • Pages: 192
  • Author: Richard Raffan
  • Topic: Lathes, Toys, Turning, Lathe