In Shaping Wood, Lonnie Bird shows you how to dress up your furniture, personalize your work and create period details. Learn to turn, carve, bend, cut and shape with hand tools or machines. All the techniques are in this guide, from cutting a simple circle to carving a ball-and-claw foot. Shape is critical to the ultimate success or failure of a piece of furniture. Knowing this, custom furnituremaker Lonnie Bird has taken the complex subject of shaping wood and made it accessible to every woodworker. He leads you through visualizing, drawing a shape and then choosing the appropriate tool for creating it. Softcover, 304 pages, copyright 2014.
- Learn how to carve, bend wood and much more
- Learn to personalize your work
- ISBN: 978-1-62710-766-2