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Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded

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by Barry GrossLearn to Turn, 2nd Edition is a woodturning book for true beginners. If you've considered trying woodturning-but have been intimidated by other books available on the subject-you'll...

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by Barry Gross




Learn to Turn, 2nd Edition is a woodturning book for true beginners. If you've considered trying woodturning-but have been intimidated by other books available on the subject-you'll find artist and author Barry Gross puts the fun back into turning with this approachable and enjoyable guide.




Written for true beginners, this approachable and enjoyable instructional guide teaches the art of turning. Readers will receive advice on every step of the turning process, including selecting the right lathe, basic safety and woodshop setup, an overview of the proper tools and how to use them, and the basics on sharpening, sanding, and finishing.




Also included are step-by-step instructions for eight projects such as a birdhouse, a simple bowl, and a pepper mill. This guide also includes a special chapter that addresses and reveals the surprisingly simple solutions to common beginner mistakes.






  • 128 pg.


  • Soft cover


  • ISBN: 978-1-56523-764-3

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Peppermill1

A peppermill is a useful and sensible kitchen utensil that everyone can use, and a handmade peppermill is an especially nice gift. Peppermills are easy and fun to make. This article shows you how to turn one.

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Bowl1

Because this is a simple bowl, do yourself a favor and use a simple, gradual shape for your bowl as indicated. When you gain more experience, you can be as creative as you want to be. But for your first bowl, keep it simple! This article shows you how.

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