Many people have found woodturning a comparatively easy and inexpensive introduction into the wide world of woodworking. Have a hankering to try it out, or to upgrade your skills and find new projects in this addictive area of woodworking? You'll find what you're looking for in Woodturning Projects & Techniques. For those just getting started, we walk you through Getting Started in Woodturning, plus provide An Expert's Guide to Choosing a Lathe. Ready to advance your skills a bit more? Ellis Walentine teaches you a specialized technique in Getting Started with Hollowing Tools, and Betty Scarpino clears up any confusion from Common Misunderstandings.
What else can you learn? How about Jam Chuck Turning, Turning Green Wood and Carving Texture and Patterns into Bowls -- plus How to Turn the Write Stuff as you make giftable pens, and how to keep those edges on your turning tools sharp when you're Sharpening Curved Edges.
Need a few projects to keep you busy (or put your new skills to use)? You'll find a Chippendale-Styled Shaker Candlestand, Turned Eggs, Fishing Lures, a Kendama Game, Bottle Opener and more in Woodturning Projects & Techniques. You'll even be able to build yourself a Longworth Bowl Chuck for your lathe.
In addition to the projects, techniques and tool advice from experts like Scarpino, Walentine and Ernie Conover, you'll also find your fellow woodturners sharing their own Tricks of the Trade -- and getting their questions answered. It's all in the pages of Woodturning Projects & Techniques.