by Malcolm Tibbetts. Segmented woodturning offers a boundless field for the creative turner. There are few limitations, and the possibilities are endless. The challenge comes in the precision and...
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by Malcolm Tibbetts.
Segmented woodturning offers a boundless field for the creative turner. There are few limitations, and the possibilities are endless. The challenge comes in the precision and inventiveness required to product pieces of artistic merit. It has been said that in working with wood, there are only four factors to be considered: measuring, marking, cutting, and joining. Segmented woodturning brings these four into sharp focus as no other form of woodworking.
The author offers a step-by-step guide that gives the turner all the tricks of the trade: what woods to use, how to prepare the wood, two methods of cutting segments, ingenious methods for gluing and clamping, flattening surfaces for assembly, installing round designs, sphere-turning techniques, and many other techniques, as well as ideas for creative expression.
184 pgs., softcover.
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In response to all the woodworking and Facebook fans of the segmented woodturnings and segmented press designed by Bill Sands of the Turning Tuesdays woodworkers, here is the “How-To” in making a press to ensure that each segmented layer is glued and assembled for turning a segmented bowl, vessel, plate, urn, or anything else your imagination may conjure up.
Book did a great job very helpful
I will be building a segmented bowl soon, book helps a lot in the steps to follow.