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Woodturning

Woodturning is an ancient craft which today is practiced by hobbyists and professionals alike, with a variety of tools and equipment. There are many different turning techniques and styles.

The objective of this Wikibook is to provide a single on-line reference source for information about the art and craft of woodturning.

Table of Contents

Turning a bowl

Equipment

  1. Lathes
  2. Lathe Accessories
  3. Tools

Techniques

  1. Safety
  2. Anchor, Bevel, Cut
  3. Spindle turning
  4. Bowl turning
  5. Hollow vessels
  6. Involuted turning
  7. Multi-axis turning
  8. Green wood turning
  9. Copy turning
  10. Embellishment
  11. Finishing

Materials

  1. Wood
  2. Wood species
  3. Abrasives
  4. Adhesives
  5. Finishes

Projects

  1. Salt and Pepper Shakers

Appendices

  1. Woodturning organisations

Further reading

About this book

  1. How to help write this book
  2. Contributors