Woodturning: A Foundation Course

Author(s): Keith Rowley


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.


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New edition of bestseller - with over 100,000 copies in print; Internationally recognised as the definitive introduction to woodturning; Now includes a DVD tutorial.

A time-served joiner and turner, Keith Rowley took up woodturning full-time after retiring from the police force.

General Fields

  • : 9781784940638
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : February 2015
  • : 276mm X 210mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Keith Rowley
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 684.08342
  • : 192
  • : 180 full colour photographs and 128 full colour illustrations