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WOOD TURNING
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Wood Turning
Turning Natural Edge Bowls.
Bernard Hohl-
feld. 214 photos and concise text teach readers
every step necessary to create beautiful natural
edge bowls. Begin with wood grain orientation
on the lathe and preparing the wood blank,
explore rough turning, shaping, balance, coring,
and final turning. Also includes decoration
beyond turning and surface treatments such
as burning, carving, piercing, and finishing.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 214 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3562-4 • soft cover • $19.99
Segmented Wood Turning.
William Smith.
Segmented wood turning is an intriguing new
art form. The basic vase project illustrated and
described can be completed in a weekend and
requires no special turning equipment or tools,
justaneasilyconstructed jig. Includes information
on wood selection and preparation, jigs, glue,
turning tools, finishes, and advanced techniques
for making vases, boxes, and sculptural piec-
es. With practice, you can create some really
spectacular work!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 186 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1601-X • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Segmented Lamps.
Ralph S. Buck-
land. Learn how to turn beautiful wooden lamps
madefromsegmentsassembledfromsmallpieces
of wood. From fundamental skills to advanced,
Ralph Buckland takes you step-by-step through
seventeen stunning segmented lamp projects
with photos and detailed diagrams that show
exact dimensions for segments, thicknesses, and
ring diameters.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 240+ images
& diagrams • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3795-6 • soft cover • $29.99
Segmented Bowls for the Beginning
Turner.
Don Jovag. This book is designed for
beginning wood turners ready to turn segmented
bowls and platters. Each step of the process is
explained in both straightforward instructions
and over 200 photos and patterns. The complex
process of cutting segments and arranging them
in a design is simplified with the techniques
described in this book.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color & 13 b/w
photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4165-6 • soft cover • $19.99
Turning Threaded Boxes.
John Swanson.
Every step necessary to create beautiful turned
wooden boxes with threaded lids. Accompanying
the detailed text are over 250 color photographs,
showing every technique and tool used. A box
layout table is also provided. Once the box
has been turned on the lathe and successfully
threaded, instructions for adding a lustrous,
durable finish are provided. .
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 256 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0743-6 • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Wooden Jewelry.
Judy Ditmer.
Pho-
tography by Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Make beautiful, fanciful jewelry on the wood
lathe. Beginning with the turning of tiny “bowls”
by hand from a variety of wood, Judy takes
the turner step-by-step through the process
of creating this wearable art form. Each step is
illustratedwithacolorphotographandcaptioned
in a concise and informative way. An extensive
gallery of finished works is included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-611-4 • soft cover • $12.95
Basic Bowl Turning with Judy Ditmer.
Judy Ditmer. Bowl turning for the novice turner.
Beginning with the preparation and seasoning
of the bowl blank, Judy takes the turner step-
by-step through the finished product. Along the
way she covers the proper use of tools, design
considerations, and safety considerations. The
project in the book is a beautiful salad bowl. A
gallery will spark the imagination of the reader.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos
64 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-88740-627-0
soft cover • $12.99
Turning Candlesticks.
Mike Cripps.
Text
written with and photography by Jeffrey
B. Snyder.
Make a handsome, traditional
candlestick and an imaginative three-section
candlestick turned from a single log. Over 230
color photographs taken from the turner’s per-
spective illustrate the instructions. In addition,
there is an instructive introductory text that
presents all of the basic wood turning tools and
techniques for beginners. Patterns and a color
gallery round out the presentation.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 230+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0469-0 • soft cover • $14.95
Wood Turning, from Tree to Table: Bowls,
Lamps, & Other Projects.
Bill Bowers. An
interesting and detailed explanation of the
complete process of woodturning from freshly
cut wood. Beginning with an explanation of
how to safely harvest trees, the reader is taken
through green-turning and sealing for the curing
process, finish-turning and completing their
bottoms, and the final finishing. All the steps
are illustrated and explanations given.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 293 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3335-4 • soft cover • $16.99
Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids.
Bill
Bowers. A step-by-step guide for turning six
somewhat complicated, cleverly designed,
threaded-lid boxes. Four techniques of hand
thread-chasing are described, so readers are
ready for any circumstance. The use of a rose
engine lathe isdemonstrated toplaceornamental
designs on many of the pieces. A photo gallery
displays many variations.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 290 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3131-2 • soft cover • $16.99
Turning Boxes with Friction-Fitted Lids.
Bill Bowers. An informative book designed
for beginning and intermediate turners. Bill
Bowers leads this step-by-step workshop for
constructing the classic cylinder box and variants
with embellishments, and the classic capsule
box and variants with chatter tool work. With
300 color photos, each step is clearly described
and illustrated.A photo gallery helps give more
ideas for new turned box styles.Size: 8 1/2” x
11” • 300 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3027-8 • soft cover • $14.99
The Basics of Turning Spirals.
Bill Bowers.
The processes and techniques of turning spirals.
Richly illustrated and explained in simple terms,
for the novice as well as the expert, here is
necessary information to fashion gallery-quality,
spiral-turned pieces. Innovative applications of
stains and shapes are demonstrated on plates,
platters, and bowls. Multiple tips on turning
delicate spirals and hand-threaded chasing
are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 283 color photos • 76
pp.ISBN: 0-7643-2592-2 • soft cover • $14.95
10 Easy Turning Projects for the Smaller
Lathe.
Bill Bowers. 10 easy projects for the
mini or other smaller lathes, including door
stops, a sliding glass door stop, wine bottle
stoppers, confetti lights, oil lamps, candlesticks,
wine caddies, prep plates & small bowls, hors
do’oeuvre plates, and plant stands. As you
move through a project you will develop the
skill needed for the next. The tools required
are clearly described, and most are standard
turning tools.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2727-8 • soft cover • $14.95
7 Great Turning Projects for the Smaller
Lathe.
Bill Bowers. Seven great projects for the
12-36 inch lathe, designed for beginning to
intermediate turners, presented in a fully illus-
trated step-by-step fashion. Included are two
scoops, a covered cylinder box, a lidded bowl
with a foil-leaf finish, a Christmas ornament
turned from last years tree, and a beautiful
carving set, and large salt and pepper mills.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2726-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Bowls.
Dick Sing. Step-by-step in-
structions illustrate turning techniques for a
variety of bowls, including a dramatic “natural
top” bowl. Learn how to prepare the wood,
rough out a bowl before drying, and select
the most appropriate equipment and tools. All
necessary sanding, and finishing techniques
are also covered. Hone your woodturning skills
while producing elegant bowls you’ll be proud of.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 302 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1795-4 • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Ornaments and Eggs.
Dick Sing.
Dick Sing shares his techniques for creating
awe-inspiring wooden ornaments and eggs.
Learn how to choose woods for your ornament,
hollow out a globe, craft a delicate spindle,
even add a captive ring. Follow along as Dick
uses a template, special chuck, and homemade
mandrel to help you turn eggs you can be proud
of. Also features tools and methods for signing
your completed projects.
Size: 8 1.2” x 11” • 187 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1463-6 • soft cover • $14.99
Projects for the Mini Lathe.
Dick Sing. Step-
by-step instructions show woodturners how to
make small decorative magnets, bolo tie slides
with matching earrings, switch knobs that attach
to lamps, and handy little brushes. Dick illustrates
techniques for holding your work piece, the use
of concentric and offset inlays, and how to add
embellishments likebeads,contours,chatterwork,
and captive rings. These are small projects that
are big on fun and flair.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 270 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1462-9 • soft cover • $14.95
Turning Humidors with Dick Sing.
Dick
Sing.
Photography by Jeffrey B. Snyder.
Detailed instructions on the design, turning,
and finishing of this distinctive humidor. Helpful
hints and practical advice useful to woodturners
of all levels are provided with over 180 color
photographs illustrating each step. Details are
presented not only on the construction of the
humidor, but also on the proper lining materials
andequipmentnecessary tomaintain theoptimal
humidity level.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0457-7 • soft cover • $14.95
Dick Sing Turns Miniature Birdhouses.
Dick Sing. All the steps needed to create de-
lightful and decorative miniature birdhouses.
Starting with a basic birdhouse, step-by-step
instructions show how to turn the body, roof,
perch, and finial. Additional chapters cover
more intricate details, other materials, natural
edge roofs, birdfeeders, and stands. Includes
design ideas and extensive gallery.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 395 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2080-7 • soft cover • $14.95
Pens From the Wood Lathe.
Dick Sing.
Text
written with and photography by Alison
Levie.
Pens and pencils made at the wood lathe
are becoming increasingly popular. This book
explains the techniques with 273 step-by-step
color photos and helpful text covering twelve
different styles of pens. Advice on selection of
materials, set-up, turning, and finishing tech-
niques, and tips for final assembly of the pens
make thisbook theultimate reference for thefield.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 273 photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-939-3 • soft cover • $12.95
Dick Sing ReTurns: Unique & Unusual Pens
from theWood Lathe.
DickSing.How tomake
high quality, beautiful pens and pencils-keep-
sakes, great gifts, and something to make the
turner proud. More than 260 photographs and
detailed instructions cover more than a dozen
variations, with information on the special
equipment to make pen turning easier and
improve the quality. A gallery of pens provides
inspiration for variety and creativity.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 270 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-0359-3 • soft cover • $14.99
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