Wood Turning: A Craftsman's Guide

Author(s): Mark Baker


This handy book and DVD set are all you need to get started with the rewarding craft of woodturning. Pop on the DVD to see the techniques in action or pick up the book for instruction and ideas wherever you are. Perfect for complete beginners, you will be guided through every stage. Learn everything you need to know, from selecting wood, the basic anatomy of a lathe to work holding, sharpening and using tools. Presented in a clear and easy-to-follow style, you will gain the confidence to apply this new knowledge and start creating some beautiful turnings. - Comprehensive DVD accompanies the book for a complete learning experience - Covers everything you need to know about getting started with turning - Three attractive projects to hone your new turning skills


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Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. His father was a carpenter and joiner and, on leaving school, he served a five-year apprenticeship working for a local building firm, which included restoration work. Mark has also helped set up an industrial workshop for autistic adults and he has worked for some of the major manufacturers of woodturning tools in the UK. He lives in Essex.

General Fields

  • : 9781861088499
  • : GMC Distribution
  • : GMC Distribution
  • : Contains Paperback and DVD
  • : 0.399161
  • : September 2012
  • : 248mm X 186mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Baker
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 684.08
  • : 128
  • : full colour throughout, approx.400 photos, 5 illustrations