Author(s): Fred Holder
Based on the most commonly voiced questions and concerns the author has encountered during his years of giving demonstrations, the book's handy Q&A format allows the reader to quickly locate items of specific interest. Aimed at beginning turners, this woodturning primer covers all the basics needed to get started, such as what type of lathe to buy, what tools and chucks are needed, what differences exist in lathes and tools, which accessories are handy to have, how to sharpen, differences in various grinding systems, where to obtain wood, and which wood to use. A question-and-answer format facilitates easy access to whatever information a reader needs, while the index offers an excellent guide to the specific topics. Also included is a section on beginning projects for the turner along with helpful finishing information.