Learn to Turn is the ideal woodturning book for beginners.
If you've considered trying woodturning-but have been intimidated by the tone and scope of the books available on the subject-you'll find this informative book to be an approachable and enjoyable guide that will have you turning in no time. Author Barry Gross, an artist and professional woodturner, offers expert instruction, valuable tips and common-sense advice that will eliminate the mystery while infusing some fun into your turning.
Discover how to select the lathe that's right for you, the basics of turning tools and the fundamentals of sharpening, sanding and finishing. This revised & expanded 3rd edition also includes new and very attainable step-by-step projects, a special troubleshooting section that reveals surprisingly simple solutions to common turning mistakes and an inspiring artist gallery of completed works.