In this book, turner Michael O’Donnell explains proper methods for turning green wood on a lathe, detailing the entire process.
The first section focuses on planning and preparation. The author thoughtfully lays out the process of selecting, harvesting and storing timber, different parts of the tree, and understanding grain patterns, tools, techniques and overall planning.
The second section provides six projects of varying degrees of difficulty: a cross-grain translucent bowl, a cross-grain natural-edge bowl, an end-grain bowl, a natural-edge end-grain bowl, a natural-edge end-grain goblet and a part-turned bowl.
Filled with color photos and detailed illustrations, this guide is sure to be of value to both advanced turners beginners.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 144 pages, 2020.