An excellent introduction to woodturning, this book guides beginners to develop their craft with safety and confidence. In this expanded second edition, expert turner Barry Gross gives practical advice on selecting and using a lathe, tools and wood, along with the fundamentals of sharpening, sanding and finishing. His detailed instructions and clear color photographs take the reader step by step through several projects for both spindle and faceplate turning.
Projects include a honey dipper, a peppermill, a simple bowl and a lidded box. A troubleshooting section explains how to deal with a wide range of common mistakes.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 127 pages, 2013.