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Woodturning Projects: A Workshop Guide to Shapes

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Description

Woodturning enthusiasts looking to advance their skills will delight in this collection of 50 challenging and diverse projects. Some of the featured designs include boxes: cylindrical, diabolo and clamshell; bowls: round-bottom, flared and winged; and platters: minimalist, handled and roll-rimmed. Each project is accompanied by diagrams, wood and tool requirements, and even suggestions for alternative designs. Beginners who wish to build skill by approaching these projects at a simpler level will benefit from the thorough sections on safety, tools and equipment, finishing products and types of wood. More seasoned turners hoping to test their expertise might take the designs found here and create even bigger, more elaborate constructions.

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 ShapesWood for Woodturners and Wood Turning: A Craftman’s Guide, all published by GMC Publications.