By Alan Lacer

ISBN-10: 144034101X

ISBN-13: 9781440341014

Chosen from greater than 15 years of articles from one of many country's best turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning initiatives & strategies has every little thing you must learn how to flip and take your lathe abilities to the following level.

This booklet contains an in-depth examine innovations, instruments and chucks that would aid ideal your middle turning abilities. You'll examine the proper instruments to take advantage of, the way to deal with them competently and the way to take care of them. Lacer's specialist guide is helping you grasp the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and different crucial turning instruments. You'll additionally achieve perception into completing ideas, French sprucing and dealing with spalted wood.

Once you've sharpened your talents with the instruments & recommendations part, positioned your new wisdom to the try out with 20 appealing tasks overlaying a variety of became varieties and turning techniques.

Sharpen your end-grain hollowing talents through turning a stunning wine goblet
Practice turning spheres through growing your personal bocce ball garden game
Gain perception into making multiples through turning matching desk legs
Turn a desk lamp to perform flowing contours
Learn easy methods to paintings with eco-friendly wooden by means of creating a natural-edge bowl
And a lot more!
Complete with professional guide, step by step pictures, publications to resources and fabrics and assistance for warding off universal pitfalls, this e-book is certain that will help you increase your turning craft – and make a few beautiful items within the procedure.

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Chosen from greater than 15 years of articles from one of many country's best turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning initiatives & suggestions has every little thing you must learn how to flip and take your lathe talents to the subsequent level.

This booklet comprises an in-depth examine recommendations, instruments and chucks that may support excellent your middle turning abilities. You'll examine the fitting instruments to exploit, tips on how to deal with them properly and the way to keep up them. Lacer's professional guideline is helping you grasp the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and different crucial turning instruments. You'll additionally achieve perception into completing options, French sharpening and dealing with spalted wood.

Once you've sharpened your talents with the instruments & recommendations part, placed your new wisdom to the try out with 20 appealing initiatives protecting quite a lot of grew to become types and turning techniques.

Sharpen your end-grain hollowing abilities by means of turning a beautiful wine goblet
Practice turning spheres through developing your personal bocce ball garden game
Gain perception into making multiples by means of turning matching desk legs
Turn a desk lamp to perform flowing contours
Learn how one can paintings with eco-friendly wooden by way of creating a natural-edge bowl
And a lot more!
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Index this disc, too. mark one of these lines—this mark will be used to index the other parts when building and using the jig. Drill ⅜" dia. mounting holes along the three lines for the bolts that will hold the ring (Photo 3). Start at the outermost ring you cut earlier and space the holes 1" apart down to the 4" mark. Use a new or very sharp bit, make sure it’s perpendicular to the drill press table and install a flat sacrificial board underneath to eliminate tearout. Make the Rings Attach a hardboard disc to the base to create a template for making the rings (Photo 4).

Install a coarse (#46-grit) wheel in your grinder and set the rest horizontal to the wheel. Then move the tool quickly and continuously to shape the edge (Photo 5). The next step is to reduce the bevel angle. Unlike the bevel on a cutting tool that supports the cut, the bevel on the scraper is more for clearance (although it will also be used for support). Scrapers often come with steeply angled bevels (80° to 85°). But if the bevel inadvertently touches the wood while scraping, it can cause problems.

Plan to cut between five and 10 rings at first. ) Cut four rings the same diameter as the base, four two-thirds the diameter, and two half the diameter. The size of the center hole and where the drilled holes are located on the ring are the two variables, and they depend upon the piece you in- THE TRAPPED REVERSE CHUCK 1/20/15 12:24 PM TEMPLATE BASE SE IINDEX M MARKS LARGE RING CLEAR PLASTIC TUBING S SMALL RING CENTER C CUTOUT 7 THINKERF PARTING TOOL P 8 Mark the plywood disc for cutting into rings after bolting it and the template on the base and installing them on the lathe.

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