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Turning Bowls

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by Richard Raffan. The world's pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know about turning bowls. From wood selection and design advice to surface embellishment and finishing techniques, Richard Raffan leads the reader through all the steps necessary to make gallery class wood bowls. The step-by-step instructions and photos include expert advice on how to avoid common problems and how to solve them when they're not avoided. Coverage of tools, wood selection, bowl design and the best uses of the best woods are all thoroughly covered.
  • More experienced turners will find chapters on advanced techniques, decoration, form and balance, illustrating why Richard Raffan is the world's best-known turning teacher.
  • Extensive appendices include troubleshooting charts and advice on selling bowls.
  • 192 pg., softcover
  • Publisher: Taunton (March 15, 2002)
  • ISBN-10: 1561585084
  • ISBN-13: 978-1561585083
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    By  The Turner

    from Western New York

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    Comments about Turning Bowls :

    It was very helpful to get this beginning instruction. It will be even more helpful as I find other experienced bowl turners from whom I can get some questions answered. Overall, very helpful.

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