O'Donnell's Woodturning Techniques by Michael O'Donnell

By Michael O'Donnell

A superbly illustrated and functional consultant to woodturning for hobbyists craftspeople, this complete sourcebook describes the easiest fabrics, gear, and equipment for winning woodturning; the proper solution to shop instruments and bushes; the foundations of workshop protection; and the significance of right sanding and finishing. Attractive and targeted images and step by step directions holiday down advanced recommendations right into a logical development of initiatives and likewise accompany such tasks as a bowl, a field, a goblet, a lamp, and an ornamental wood mushroom.

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