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WOODTURNING: A FRESH APPROACH

   "Without doubt the best turning book I have ever read"
Mr T Crowther

"I think it is the most informative book I own"
Mr K Tompkins

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Woodturning: A Fresh Approach is a book that no serious woodturner or collector will want to be without. It concentrates on the quality of turning designs, while retaining the element of sheer enjoyment that is the heart of the craft. 

Robert Chapman’s years of experience and insight ensure that this is the first in-depth study of hollow turning, box making and bowl turning techniques in a single volume to combine new ideas with fresh applications. 

The introductory chapters cover all aspects of woodturning that novice and intermediate turners need to unleash their full potential, including

 

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advice on laying out and equipping the workshop

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tips on how tools and machinery can be improved and adapted

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wisdom on obtaining and converting timber

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reverse chucking

Projects are grouped as lidded pots and boxes, bowls, and hollow vessels, for which there is advise enabling you to tailor the projects according to your level of skill, among them:   

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square lidded pots

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domed boxes

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globe pot on stand

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oriental style nesting bowl

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traditional and natural edged bowls

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hollow vessels with spouts and lids

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miniature vessel with bark rim

The work is lavishly illustrated with full colour photographs and clear line drawings, enabling intermediate and experienced turners to follow the projects without continuous reference to the detailed information in the text. The closing chapter explains how to develop the skills learned and encourages turners to acquire a mental image of turning shapes and fresh applications. 

Around one hundred examples of the authors designs are illustrated within the three galleries using a wide range of timbers making the book a valuable reference for both woodturners and collectors alike.

 

£17.95 special offer £14.95 each (UK only) direct from the author

 

I want thank you for the inspiration you gave me through your book - Woodturning: A Fresh Approach"
Mr S J Aklestad

 

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