Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple Projects for the Home by Mark Baker

Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple Projects for the Home

Book Title: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple Projects for the Home

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1627108130

Author: Mark Baker


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Ready, Set, Turn! Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple Projects for the Home is the best way to start your woodturning and woodworking pursuit. This book will build your woodturning skills and your confidence.

Ideal for beginner and intermediate turners. This book presents clear, step-by-step instructions accompanied by over 600 photographs and finely detailed drawings (with dimensions for further guidance)  ―here's all the hands-on knowledge you'll need to start your woodworking projects. Features that all weekend woodturning warriors will love:

  • Helpful sections on safety
  • How to season wood
  • Tool and material lists for each project
  • Special sidebars describing the types of wood used

Learn to use 6 basic tools. With clear and concise instruction, you will learn to use:

  • Spindle roughing gouge
  • Spindle gouge
  • Parting tool
  • Bowl gouge
  • Skew chisel
  • Scrapers
  • Plus carving tools and a boring tool

25 fabulous and functional projects are quick to make. Projects will take from a couple of hours to only a few days to complete. Using a limited number of tools and types of equipment, these are stress-free projects ideally suited to a beginner or intermediate turner. The fun, practical projects for household items include:

  • Rolling pin
  • Candlestick
  • Beaded bowl
  • Salt and pepper mills
  • Christmas ornaments, and many more!