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By Alan Lacer

Chosen from greater than 15 years of articles from one of many country's most sensible turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning tasks & concepts has every thing you must learn how to flip and take your lathe abilities to the following level.

This booklet contains an in-depth examine concepts, instruments and chucks that might aid ideal your center turning talents. You'll research the correct instruments to take advantage of, how
to deal with them effectively and the way to keep up them. Lacer's specialist guide is helping you grasp the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and different crucial turning instruments. You'll additionally achieve perception into completing concepts, French sharpening and dealing with spalted wood.

Once you’ve sharpened your abilities with the instruments & strategies part, positioned your new wisdom to the attempt with 20 attractive tasks masking a variety of became varieties and turning techniques.

Sharpen your end-grain hollowing talents by means of turning a stunning wine goblet
Practice turning spheres through growing your personal bocce ball garden game
Gain perception into making multiples via turning matching desk legs
Turn a desk lamp to perform flowing contours
Learn how one can paintings with eco-friendly wooden via creating a natural-edge bowl
And a lot more!
Complete with professional guide, step by step pictures, publications to assets and fabrics and assistance for averting universal pitfalls, this ebook is bound that can assist you enhance your turning craft – and make a few lovely items within the procedure.

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