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Woodturning

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Crafts & Hobbies:Woodturning

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Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques, Alan Lacer
1 Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques
Alan Lacer USA Betterway Books 2015 1440340951 / 9781440340956 Soft cover New Book 27.6 x 21.0 x 1.0 cm 
Selected from more than 15 years of articles from one of the country's top turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques has everything you need to learn to turn and take your lathe skills to the next level. This book includes an in-depth look at techniques, tools and chucks that will help perfect your core turning skills. You'll learn the right tools to use, how to handle them safely and how to maintain them. Lacer's expert instruction helps you master the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and other essential turning tools. You'll also gain insight into finishing techniques, French polishing and working with spalted wood. Once you've sharpened your skills with the Tools & Techniques section, put your new knowledge to the test with 20 beautiful projects covering a wide range of turned forms and turning techniques. * Sharpen your end-grain hollowing skills by turning a lovely wine goblet * Practice turning spheres by creating your own bocce ball lawn game * Gain insight into making multiples by turning matching table legs * Turn a table lamp to practice flowing contours * Learn how to work with green wood by making a natural-edge bowl * And much more! Complete with expert instruction, step-by-step photos, guides to sources and materials and tips for avoiding common pitfalls, this book is sure to help you improve your turning craft - and make some stunning pieces in the process. 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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Woodturning Trickery: 12 Ingenious Projects to Make, David Springett
2 Woodturning Trickery: 12 Ingenious Projects to Make
David Springett UK Guild of Master Craftsman 2015 1861087381 / 9781861087386 Soft cover New Book 27.6 x 21.0 x 1.4 cm 
Learn the secrets to a collection of puzzling projects, designed to mystify and intrigue. There are 12 seemingly impossible woodturned puzzles to make - all with incredibly simple solutions, once you know how. Using old techniques in a new and fascinating way, David Springett shows how to create these tactile and entertaining works of art. With clear step-by-step instructions, photographs and illustrations to follow, plus a wealth of information and guidance on tools, materials and techniques, you'll be mastering the tricks in no time. 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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Woodturning: A Foundation Course includes DVD Tutorial, Keith Rowley
3 Woodturning: A Foundation Course includes DVD Tutorial
Keith Rowley UK Guild of Master Craftsman 2015 1784940631 / 9781784940638 Soft cover New Book 27.6 x 21.0 x 1.4 cm 
Here's a complete course in the basic and correct techniques for mastering the lathe. Learn to create beautifully shaped newels, balusters, and chair and table legs by using gouges and chisels on a lathe. Each chapter takes on an essential aspect of woodturning - from types of lathes and accessories to sharpening, from turning between centers to faceplate turning, from copy turning to boring and routing. Special feature: Every chapter ends with a checklist summary to help you review what you've learned quickly and easily. Internationally recognised as the definitive introduction to woodturning, this new edition is accompanied by a comprehensive DVD. An ideal gift for a woodturning friend - or for yourself! Projects include: goblet, apple and pear, your first bowl, platter, bar stool, staircase balusters, plinth, inlaid nut bowl, twig pot, pepper mill, table lamp and twist pen. 
Price: 49.95 AUD
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All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan, Richard Raffan
4 All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan
Richard Raffan USA Taunton Press 2015 1627107924 / 9781627107921 Soft cover New Book 27.6 x 21.6 x 1.5 cm 
Thousands of novice turners have learned to turn with Richard Raffan because he can explain the complex and sometimes confusing steps in turning in a clear and understandable way. This book will continue this long tradition with a collection of appealing 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 Raffan provides complete instructions with step-by-step photos and drawings. These projects will lead the reader through a skill-building course in woodturning. 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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The Creative Woodturner: Inspiring Ideas and Projects for Developing Your Own Woodturning Style, Terry Martin
5 The Creative Woodturner: Inspiring Ideas and Projects for Developing Your Own Woodturning Style
Terry Martin USA Linden Publishing 2014 1610352181 / 9781610352185 Soft cover New Book 28.1 x 21.5 x 1.0 cm 
Woodturning is as popular as ever -- a constantly growing segment in the woodworking world and one of the most wide-reaching woodcrafts among artists and hands-on crafters. Its appeal is based on the short learning curve, the minimal equipment, and the sheer joy of learning to make something out of wood with one's own hands. But, unlike a lot of crafts that rely on individuality and creative thinking, the initial techniques of woodturning must be mastered. While at first liberating, these same techniques can eventually be confining because in mastering them, one must follow the lead of others. At a certain point, woodturners can feel that mastering the techniques has become the end in itself as they lose sight of their true pursuit: to create one's own original style. In fact, some woodturners, who believe they aren't creative enough, will simply continue to master techniques while imitating the style of others. Terry Martin, the author of The Creative Woodturner and a woodturning artist, instructor, and photographer for over thirty-years, believes this goes against the fundamental nature of creating and being an artist. There is no "right" or "wrong" and the pursuit of originality should be the goal of every woodturner. Best of all, creativity can be learned and the ability to think and see in one's own artistic style can be achieved. The Creative Woodturner is not your usual "how-to" woodturning book. It won't tell you what a chuck is, how to sharpen a scraper, or how to turn a goblet. Instead, this book is a "how-to" for unlocking curiosity, how to break the rules, and for following one's own artistic path with confidence. Designed to give readers a wide perspective on creativity, The Creative Woodturner begins first with insightful commentary, quotes, and examples from the woodturning and art community that will both inspire and inform. In addition, the author shares his Idea Tools: questions to ask during the planning and creative process that are as important to the creation of the woodturning project as any equipment in the shop. Finally, 16 one-of-a-kind projects - from boxes and vessels to bowls and one-of-a-kind sculptures - are featured that will spark the creative mindset of any woodturner. Each project is documented with instructions and crisp photography highlighting the key steps, techniques, and tasks necessary for completion. In taking the reader through each project, the author pulls back the curtain on his woodturning magic and shares his vision and how the Idea Tools and creative thinking emerges in each project. An inspiring and enjoyable read not only for woodturners, but for any artist, The Creative Woodturner will anyone to think and see differently so time is spent at the lathe - or whatever creative pursuit it is -- creating the original ideas instead of imitating someone else. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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The Big Book of Wooden Locks: Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks, Tim Detweiller
6 The Big Book of Wooden Locks: Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks
Tim Detweiller USA Linden Publishing 2015 161035222X / 9781610352222 Soft cover New Book 27.7 x 21.6 x 0.76 
These unique projects for making working locks entirely from wood will present an an exciting challenge to woodworkers. The Big Book of Wooden Locks presents all of the most popular wooden lock projects of Tim Detweiler, the Lock Man, from his first two book. Detweiller's beautiful and complex wooden lock designs have captivated woodworkers around the world. These amazing projects are all fully functional and are constructed entirely in wood, with no metal parts. Step-by-step instructions, complete dimensioned drawings, and color photographs give readers complete information on constructing each project. These intricate designs will challenge readers woodworking skills, teach techniques for creating wooden mechanisms and puzzles, and produce impressive, beautiful creations that testify to the builder s skill and woodworking accomplishments. From a simple warded lock with key to a complex push-button combination lock, these projects are fantastic conversation starters and make highly impressive gifts." 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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