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Taunton Press 9781561589562
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Turning Wood with Richard Raffan 3rd Ed

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Internationally renowned turner Richard Raffan has literally taught thousands of wood turners with his popular books and DVDs. This completely updated and revised edition is without a doubt the...

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Internationally renowned turner Richard Raffan has literally taught thousands of wood turners with his popular books and DVDs. This completely updated and revised edition is without a doubt the definitive primer on woodturning. With new techniques and up-to-date information on tools, turning expert and teacher Richard Raffan gives easy to follow instructions that make this text accessible to any level of turner. Raffan fully explains the lathe and how it can be adapted to your needs, tool selection, sharpening, chucking methods, proper tool use for spindle and face plate work, how to set up a shop and work safely. Includes a new chapter on hollow vessels. 224 pg., softcover.
  • Features include gallery sidebars throughout the book that provide design inspiration
  • With 355 photographs and 85 illustrations this is an absolute must for any woodturning library
  • Published 2008 by The Taunton Press
  • ISBN 978-1-56158-956-2

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