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THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED G/T TURNING (PB)

THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED G/T TURNING (PB)
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This step-by-step pictorial reference covers all of the essential techniques for turning wood. Organized for quick access, this book makes it easy to find exactly the technique you are looking for. Over 850 photos and drawings illustrate how to hold, sharpen, and use turning tools, use specialized chucks, deep hollow elegant vessels, finish at the lathe, and much more.

About the author
Richard Raffan has been internationally acclaimed for both his turning and his teaching. Well-known for his gallery-quality production work, he is the author of Turning Wood, Turning Projects, Turning Boxes, and Turning Bowls, all from The Taunton Press. He lives in Canberra, Australia.

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