Turning Hollow Forms

BTHF - Book - Turning Hollow Forms

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From the Back Cover
For thousands of years mankind has created hollow forms to store either everyday objects or things of value – but functional objects can also be beautiful in their own right. This comprehensive book will guide the beginner through everything they need to know to get started with turning their own hollow forms. You will learn how to work with different types of wood, which tools to use and how to apply basic techniques with confidence. Learn the basic principles of form, proportion and design and how to apply this knowledge to your own work. Seven striking projects are set out in a clear step-by-step format and progress in difficulty.

  • All the practical knowledge you need to get started
  • Sections on understanding wood and analysing form
  • Comprehensive chapter on health and safety
  • Seven unique hollow-form projects, presented in order to difficulty
  • Form templates to scan, cut out and use on your own projects

Projects include:

  • Enclosed form
  • Hollow form turned through the base
  • Contemporary bud vase
  • Lidded form with finial

Author: Mark Sanger
Paperback: 168 pages
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd (2014)

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