Turn A Bowl With Ernie Conover

Turn A Bowl With Ernie Conover

Getting Great Results the First Time Around

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Bowl turning is becoming increasingly popular as a hobby and a way to reconnect with a traditional craft. Ernie Conover is a master turner who has turned his experience teaching this activity to hundreds of people into a practical, easy-to-read guide. This book provides basic instructions to get aspiring turners directly to their goal of creating a pleasing bowl. Along the way, he shows how to:
-- Gather and buy wood for turning
-- Apply basic and advanced turning techniques
-- Sand and finish
-- Use the faceplate and chucks to hold the work
-- Choose, sharpen, and handle tools
-- Create the most attractive bowl shapes

The author's straightforward, encouraging style and extensive photos and illustrations make the process easy and rewarding.

Publisher: Newtown, Conn : Taunton Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9781561582938
Branch Call Number: 684. 083 CON
Characteristics: vii, 152 p. : ill. (some col.)


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