Creative Woodturning Projects

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Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784946869

RRP: $42.99


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Creative Woodturning Projects presents 16 inspiring woodturning projects incorporating innovative techniques and created by one of the UK’s leading turners. Compiled from the archives of Woodturning magazine and first commissioned as challenges from the late Editor, Mark Baker, Richard Findley is tasked with researching and attempting to master new and innovative techniques. The techniques explored include multi-axis turning, pyrography, carving, texturing, piercing and more. Richard shares how he tackled each challenge from start to finish, including the struggles as well as the successes. His stories will inspire novice and experienced turners alike. The projects cover a wide range of practical, decorative and fun objects including: . Boxes . Games and puzzles . Decorative techniques . Interesting objects like a chess set and Celtic knots . And much more Each process is described in detail, with explanations of how each challenge was approached and accomplished, illustrated with stunning photos of the finished pieces. AUTHOR: Richard Findley is a full-time production turner specialising in small-batch work, one-off commissions and turning for furniture and restoration. Richard comes from a long line of woodworkers, going back at least five generations and has been involved in the craft of woodworking since the age of 16. Richard is also a member of the Register of Professional Turners and is supported by The Worshipful Company of Turners. In 2006, Richard set up The Turner’s Workshop and in 2008 relocated to Leicestershire where he has been based ever since.

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