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Wood Turning - A Craftsman's Guide, Book with DVD

Item #: 54663

Guides you through the fundamental tools and techniques of wood turning, plus three fun projects to get you started!

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Perfect for complete beginners, this handy book and accompanying DVD are all you need to get started with the rewarding craft of woodturning. Pop in the DVD to see the techniques demonstrated in action, or pick up the book for detailed instruction and ideas wherever you are. Learn everything you need to know, from selecting wood and the basic anatomy of a lathe, tool holding, sharpening and using tools correctly and safely. Three simple, attractive step-by-step projects are included to help you gain the confidence to apply this new knowledge and start creating some beautiful pieces of your own.

  • Working with Wood
  • Introduction to the Lathe
  • Holding the Work
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Sharpening your Tools
  • Ten Rules for Turning
  • Correct Working Position
  • Using Spindle Roughing Gouges
  • Using Beading and Parting Tools
  • Using Skew Chisels
  • Using Spindle Gouges
  • Using Scrapers
  • Using Bowl Gouges
  • Project 1: Classical Form Bowl
  • Project 2: Rosewood Candlestick
  • Project 3: Cylindrical Box

About the Author:

Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. His father was a carpenter and joiner and, on leaving school, he served a five-year apprenticeship working for a local building firm, which included restoration work. Mark has also helped set up an industrial workshop for autistic adults and he has worked for some of the major manufacturers of woodturning tools in the UK. He is now the editor of Woodturning magazine and the group editor of all GMC Publications woodworking magazines.

What's included

(1) Wood Turning - A Craftsman's Guide Book and DVD

Technical Details

  • DVD Length: 206 Minutes
  • Manufacturer Part Number: GM0151
  • Weight (lbs): 0.8500
  • Cover Style: Soft Cover
  • Pages: 128
  • Topic: Lathes, Lathe