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 he’s a bestselling author of many books including Turning Toys, Turning Wood, Turning Boxes, Turning Bowls, The Art of Turned Bowls, and The Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning.
Now, Raffan turns his attention to All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan, a collection of woodworking projects you’ll take on with joy and confidence. Raffan has a knack for explaining the complex and sometimes confusing steps in turning in a clear and understandable way. With complete step-by-step instructions and nearly 450 photos and drawings throughout to guide you, All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan will have you easily making candlesticks, a lamp and shade, sets of plates and bowls, even a turned duck call. But wait, there’s more! Spatulas, book ends, condiment shakers, a nesting box—there’s all kinds of practical household items to turn in no time at all. With each project, the unique beauty of the wood’s grain will shine through, adding depth and character to your home.
Work better, faster, and with a greater sense of design and proportion. Even a true novice will feel at home with the projects in All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan because they range from simple to complex. In fact, Raffan’s easy instructional style will have you mastering what will feel like a skill-building course in woodturning taught by an international sensation. And yes, all from the comforts of your own woodworking station.
Accurate and precise, beautiful and appealing, accessible and crisp—you'll be surprised by all the good things you’ll have to say about the projects you’ll complete with All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan at your side.
Richard Raffan is an internationally respected woodturning artisan and teacher. Collectors prize Raffan's gallery-quality production pieces, and he is the author of "Turning Wood, Turning Boxes, "and "The Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning,"