Learn to Turn, 3rd Edition Revised & Expanded: A Beginner's Guide to Woodturning Techniques and 12 Projects (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions, Troubleshooting, Tips, & Expert Advice
Paperback – May 21, 2018
Learn to Turn is the ideal woodturning book to get beginners turning in no time!
- Beginner-friendly step-by-step projects are accessible and attainable for new woodturners
- Covers all the basics, including lathe selection, turning tools, and the fundamentals of sharpening, sanding, & finishing
- Expert instruction, valuable tips, and common-sense advice from author Barry Gross, a skilled teacher who knows how to start at the beginning
- Special troubleshooting section that offers simple solutions to common turning mistakes
- Inspiring color photo gallery of completed works
- Author Barry Gross is a recognized artisan and professional woodturner
If you've ever considered trying woodturning but have been intimidated by the tone and scope of the books available on the subject, you'll find this informative book to be an approachable and enjoyable guide that will have you turning in no time!
Author Barry Gross, an artist and professional woodturner, offers expert instruction, valuable tips, and common-sense advice that will eliminate the mystery while infusing some fun into your turning.
Discover how to select the lathe that's right for you, the basics of turning tools, and the fundamentals of sharpening, sanding, and finishing.
This revised & expanded third edition also includes new and very attainable step-by-step projects, a special troubleshooting section that reveals surprisingly simple solutions to common turning mistakes, and an inspiring artist gallery of completed works.
About the Author
Barry Gross, an expert woodworker and artisan with more than 30 years of experience, specializes in transforming wood and other media such as Corian—the kitchen countertop material—into amazing pieces of art and useful every-day items.
A skilled teacher who knows how to start at the beginning, Barry volunteers solutions to his own mistakes with the hope of encouraging beginners to redesign rather than recycle.
Barry is a member of the American Association of Woodturners, the Bucks County Woodturning Association and the Scroll Saw Association of the World. Barry was recently invited to join the prestigious Pen Makers' Guild and is named in Who's Who in 2005.