Segmented Turning: A Complete Guide

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You won’t find a more complete and beautifully illustrated introduction to this spectacular woodworking technique. Every instruction and image thoroughly demystifies the art of segmented turning and enables ordinary turners to master advanced skills and produce works with stunning geometrical and pictorial effects. From the initial planning to the final product, and from cutting accurate angles to setting up the tablesaw, every stage receives detailed attention. Wood-workers will soon appreciate how this method can overcome problems of wood movement and splitting, and enable them to use scraps and offcuts that would otherwise go to waste. The projects include mountain bowls and an ornamental birdhouse that’s fun to make.

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This book thoroughly demystifies one of the most spectacular woodturning techniques. Segmented work consists of glueing together numerous small pieces of contrasting timber before turning, to produce stunning geometrical or pictorial effects in the finished work. In addition to its visual qualities, it overcomes the problems of wood movement and splitting and allows the turner to make good use of scraps and offcuts which would otherwise be wasted.

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Ron Hampton is the author of Segmented Turning.

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