Getting Started In Woodturning: 18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice On Safety, Tools & Techniques

EditorJohn KelseyContribution byAmerican Woodturner

May 12, 2020|
Getting Started In Woodturning: 18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice On Safety, Tools & Techniques by John Kelsey
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Whether you''re just getting started at the lathe or you''re a seasoned woodturner looking for nuggets of insight, you''ll find it all in the AAW''s Official Guide,Getting Started in Woodturning, an essential reference of safety information, tool advice, woodturning techniques, and practical projects from the pages ofAmerican Woodturner, the journal from the American Association of Woodturners (AAW). Written for beginners by some of today''s finest woodturners — Richard Raffan, Jim Rodgers, Richard Kleinhenz, and Alan Lacer among them,Getting Started in Woodturningteaches shop-tested, best-practice fundamentals that make woodturning a safe, enjoyable, and enriching hobby that will last a lifetime. 

Divided into four sections - Getting Started, Tools, Techniques, and Projects , this treasure-trove of expert information will guide an aspiring woodturner to discover: 

  • What to know when buying and aligning a lathe
  • Safety practices for dust collection, face shields, and the shop
  • Techniques for sharpening and using turning tools
  • How to turn, avoid catches, and finish like a pro
  • 18 useful projects to build your skills 

Getting Started in Woodturningis the only book a beginner needs to safely and confidently get started in the craft of woodturning.

 

John Kelsey is a journalist, editor, and a writer who specializes in woodworking and woodturning. The author of several woodworking books, he is a former editor-in-chief for Fine Woodworking magazine and the former editorial director for Fox Chapel Publishing, and is the author of several woodworking books. He is currently the editoria...
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Title:Getting Started In Woodturning: 18 Practical Projects & Expert Advice On Safety, Tools & TechniquesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.68 inPublished:May 12, 2020Publisher:Cedar Lane PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1950934233

ISBN - 13:9781950934232

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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