Getting Started in Woodturning: 18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice on Safety, Tools & Techniques

Whether you re just getting started at the lathe or you re a seasoned woodturner looking for nuggets of insight, you ll find it all in the AAW’s Official Guide, “Getting Started in Woodturning,” an essential reference of safety information, tool advice, woodturning techniques, and practical projects from the pages of American Woodturner, the journal from the American Association of Woodturners (AAW). Written for beginning woodturners by some of today’s finest woodturners — Richard Raffan, Jim Rodgers, Richard Kleinhenz, and Alan Lacer among them, “Getting Started in Woodturning” teaches shop-tested, best-practice fundamentals that make woodturning a safe, enjoyable, and enriching hobby that will last a lifetime. Divided into four sections – Getting Started, Tools, Techniques, and Projects – this treasure-trove of expert information will guide an aspiring woodturner to discover: What to know when buying and aligning a lathe Safety practices for dust collection, face shields, and the shop Techniques for sharpening and using turning tools How to turn, avoid catches, and finish like a pro 18 useful projects to build your skills “Getting Started in Woodturning” is the only book a beginner needs to safely and confidently get started in the craft of woodturning.”

Author: John Kelsey, American Woodturner
ISBN: 9781940611099
Pages: 224
Format: PDF
Size: 38.76 Mb


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