Woodturning: A Foundation Course

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Product Description

A must have book for any woodturner that includes a free DVD tutorial. New projects with stunning colour photographs by Keith Rowley, coupled with the latest information makes this book a popular classic.

From the Back Cover
Keith Rowley’s best-selling introduction to the art of woodturning is exceptional for its friendly and methodical approach, building up the reader’s skills and confidence by logical and progressive steps. At the heart of Keith’s method are the ‘Laws of Woodturning’: six easily memorised rules which are fundamental to efficient and safe technique.

This latest edition includes step-by-step instructions for 12 simple and effective projects as well as a comprehensive DVD tutorial presented by Keith.

The projects featured in the book and DVD are:

  • Goblet
  • Apple and pear
  • Your first bowl
  • Platter
  • Bar stool
  • Staircase balusters
  • Plinth
  • Inlaid nut bowl
  • Twig pot
  • Pepper mill
  • Table lamp
  • Twist pen

Both between-centres and faceplate turning are described and illustrated in detail, along with boring, routing and finishing techniques. You will learn about timber selection, and how to choose the right tools and equipment.

Author: Keith Rowley
Paperback: 178 pages
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications (2015)

Customer Reviews

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"Bought as a present for a master carpenter still wanting to learn. He loved it. Comes with dvd too."
Star Rating 5
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"It is a typical example of the items Turners sell all 1st class"
Star Rating 5
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"As a starter, it’s difficult to provide a critique of an instruction book, but this one is certainly set out in a very clear and logical sequence, with full explanation of WHY something is recommended. It enhances confidence. Good."
Star Rating 4
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"Fantastic book and dvd for the money. Would highly recommend"
Star Rating 5
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