Turning hollow forms: First steps – techniques and projects


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Turning hollow forms: First steps – techniques and projects Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
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Pages: 168 Language: English ISBN: 9781861088932 Category:

This book features seven unique hollow-form projects, presented in order of difficulty. It includes all the practical knowledge needed to get started; comprehensive chapters on tools, equipment and understanding wood. Form templates are included for people to scan, cut out and use on their own projects. For thousands of years mankind has created hollow forms to store either everyday objects or things of value – but functional objects can also be beautiful in their own right. This comprehensive book will guide the beginner through everything they need to know to get started with turning their own hollow forms. You will learn how to work with different types of wood, which tools to use and how to apply basic techniques with confidence. You can learn the basic principles of form, proportion and design and how to apply this knowledge to your own work. Seven striking projects are set out in a clear step-by-step format and progress in difficulty.

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Author Biography

Mark Sanger is a member of the Register of Professional Turners (RPG), a teacher, demonstrator and writer on the subject as well as selling his work through galleries and private commissions. He specializes in hollow and lidded forms. He lives with his family in the south of England.