Pens are among the most popular projects for woodturners. Being small, they are relatively quick to make and they don't use a lot of wood, making them perfect for beginners and experts alike. Whether you are just beginning to dabble with turning pens or you have been creating them for years, Pen Turning: A Foundation Course is the best resource to help you sharpen your skills and guide you forward in the craft.
- includes instructions on a number of popular pen styles, including slim line pens, KC twist pens, a single-barrel bullet pen, and a classical style pen
- includes a review of a number of different materials, including stabilized burl, exotic hardwoods, antler, and even plastics
- includes techniques from cutting blanks to gluing, decorating, sanding, and assembly
Kip Christensen and Rex Burningham have over forty years' turning experience between them and have made many thousands of pens as well as other fine turned pieces. They have taught and exhibited widely and are hugely respected in the turning world. Pen Turning: A Foundation Course is their second book to be published by GMC Publications.