Turning a bowl may seem daunting, but woodworkers can create beautiful bowls with the expert advice and instructions in this book. Richard Raffan walks them through the process -- from wood selection and design advice to surface embellishment and finishing techniques. With step-by-step photos and detailed drawings.
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The world's pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know for turning bowls.
From wood selection and design advice to surface embellishment and finishing techniques, the detaild text and step-by-step photos are inspiring. Turning Bols is for all levels of turners, from beginners lookin for advice every step of the way to advanced turners looking for new techniques or design ideas.
- Through coverage of tools, wood selection, and design
- Advice on how to avoid and solve common turnig problems
- Information that ranges from the basic to the advanced
- Expert-level instruction in an easy-to-understand format.
About the Author
Internationally acclaimed for both his turning and his teaching, Richard Raffan is a leader in the woodturning community. Well-known for his gallery-quality production work, he is the author of Turning Wood, Turning Projects, Turned-Bowl Design, and Turning Boxes, all from the Tauton Press. He lives in Tharwa, Australia.