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All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan

Experience a rare opportunity to learn from the dean of turning teachers – right from your own workshop. Richard Raffan. In the world of turning, the name alone is proof-positive of the real deal, of razor-sharp precision, and of an aesthetic quality that blends beauty with technique. Raffan is an internationally acclaimed turning teacher; he is known for his gallery-quality production work; and ...

Bowl Turning

Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils

Perfect for turners and crafters of all abilities. The Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils lives up to its name. Here’s everything you need, even if you’re just starting out, to craft your own custom-made writing instruments. 15 enticing projects. Build your turning skills as you work your way through these gorgeous projects that range from beginner to advanced. Master the sanding, ...

Contemporary Woodturning

Woodturning, a form of woodworking where the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it, is capturing the attention of crafters near and far. Contemporary Woodturning, a clearly illustrated guide for those of all skill levels, features step-by-step instructions for creating 15 original projects with contemporary flair. Easy-to-follow and supported by over 750 inspiring ...

Fine Woodworking Turning Techniques & Projects

With only a few turning tools and a lathe, it’s possible to create a host of useful and artistic objects. Part of the appeal of turning is that a turner (as opposed to a furniture maker or other classic woodworker) gets results quickly. In only a few minutes, the object takes shape on the lathe, and in a very short time the turner has a beautiful bowl or other turned project. This collection ...

Fine Woodworking Video Workshop Series - Woodturning Basics

Woodturning--growing in popularity and fun to learn! It's no wonder that woodturning is growing by leaps and bounds. it appeals to time-strapped woodworkers because you can turn out beautifully crafted objects in days rather than weeks and set up shop with minimal tools and materials. To start enjoying this satisfying craft, get Woodturning Basics, an instructional DVD - the perfect introduction ...

Segmented Turning

Segmented turning—turning an object from a glued-up blank--allows turners to design and create patterns and visual effects in turned pieces. In addition to design skills, segmented turning demands precise woodworking and turning skills. In Segmented Turning, professional turner Dennis Keeling shows step-by-step all the basic techniques for closed segmented, open segmented, and ornamental ...

Small and Miniature Turning

Small-scale turning is one of the most exciting challenges available to the woodturner, and offers a vast range of possibilities, from small vases and boxes to scale models of furniture and machinery. This book tells you all you need to know in order to get started on this absorbing craft, including how to season and store your wood, how to choose the appropriate tools, and even how to make some ...

The New Turning Wood with Richard Raffan

With lots of new techniques and up-to-date information on sharpening and using tools, here's the most comprehensive woodturning video now available. In this updated version of the world's most popular turning video, you'll discover new insights, tips, and advice from Richard Raffan, the acknowledged master of this subtle art. Whether you're just getting started or a veteran refining your skills, ...

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

The worlds pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know to turn bowls. Richard Raffan draws upon his 30 plus years of experience to lead you through the key elements -- from planning to completion. With the help of detailed text and step-by-step photos, Raffan covers wood and tool selection, design advice, surface embellishment and finishing techniques. For the more ...

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

Turning a block of wood into a spectacular bowl is a creative challenge that holds a very special sense of satisfaction when you master it. But, with its own unique strategies and subtle techniques, turning bowls is a skill best learned by watching a pro in action. And there's no better way to learn the art of turning bowls than by watching internationally acclaimed wood turner Richard Raffan in ...

Turning Boxes

Although there are some books on turned projects, there have been none devoted solely to turned boxes. That is up until now. This informative book is for woodturners interested in adding new skills and ideas to their work through the turning of boxes. This project book begins with basic design considerations and the tools and equipment needed. The projects range from simple boxes to the more ...

Turning for Furniture

Turn your ordinary projects into one-of-a-kind designs with Turning for Furniture. In this classic DVD, Ernie Conover shows you how to turn a beautiful assortment of furniture components -- including decorative chair legs and bed posts, knobs, pulls, and ornaments -- and increase your project options.You'll also learn how to: Turn a simple chair stretcher Make custom knobs and pulls ...

Turning Green Wood

An inspiring introduction to the art of turning bowls and goblets from freshly felled, unseasoned wood. There is information on how to harvest and store timber, how to cut it into workable sizes and how to make best use of the grain. O’Donnell also gives advice regarding tools and materials and offers a selection of projects for you to try yourself.

Turning Hollow Forms

Learn to make beautiful vases and other hollow forms. For thousands of years, and throughout the globe, mankind has created hollow forms to store everyday essentials and things of value. Objects like these, while designed to be functional, can also be beautiful, intricate, imaginative, and decorative. Today, interest in making your own hollow forms is on the rise. Turning Hollow Forms fills a ...