Weekend new arrival Woodturning Projects: 25 new arrival Simple Projects for the Home online sale

Weekend new arrival Woodturning Projects: 25 new arrival Simple Projects for the Home online sale

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Ready, Set, Turn! Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple Projects for the Home is the best way to start your woodturning and woodworking pursuit. This book will build your woodturning skills and your confidence.

Ideal for beginner and intermediate turners. This book presents clear, step-by-step instructions accompanied by over 600 photographs and finely detailed drawings (with dimensions for further guidance)  ―here''s all the hands-on knowledge you''ll need to start your woodworking projects. Features that all weekend woodturning warriors will love:

  • Helpful sections on safety
  • How to season wood
  • Tool and material lists for each project
  • Special sidebars describing the types of wood used

Learn to use 6 basic tools. With clear and concise instruction, you will learn to use:

  • Spindle roughing gouge
  • Spindle gouge
  • Parting tool
  • Bowl gouge
  • Skew chisel
  • Scrapers
  • Plus carving tools and a boring tool

25 fabulous and functional projects are quick to make. Projects will take from a couple of hours to only a few days to complete. Using a limited number of tools and types of equipment, these are stress-free projects ideally suited to a beginner or intermediate turner. The fun, practical projects for household items include:

  • Rolling pin
  • Candlestick
  • Beaded bowl
  • Salt and pepper mills
  • Christmas ornaments, and many more!

About the Author

Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. His father was a carpenter and joiner and, on leaving school, Mark 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. Previous books include Woodturning Projects: A Workshop Guide to Shapes, Wood for Woodturners and Wood Turning: A Craftman''s Guide, all published by GMC Publications.

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