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Turned Boxes : 50 Designs - CHRIS STOTT

Turned Boxes

50 Designs

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Published: 1st February 2002
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Fifty projects, showcasing an incredible richness of shapes and styles, will appeal to turners who have mastered the basics and long to expand their range of techniques. Among the highlights: graceful teardrop, Japanese lantern, skep or beehive, onion-top, and Mosque boxes. Each design comes with a working drawing (usually full-size) and color photographs. Bonus: a gallery of works by leading turners.

Forewordp. viii
Introductionp. ix
Technique and Inspiration
A brief history of turned boxesp. 1
A woodturner's lifep. 3
Safety in the workshopp. 9
Tools and machineryp. 11
Timber and other materialsp. 18
Deciding what to makep. 31
Inspiration and where to find itp. 34
Decorating boxesp. 35
Finishes for boxesp. 39
Displaying your workp. 43
Common faultsp. 44
50 Turned Boxes
Simple boxp. 48
Chinese hat boxp. 52
Onion-top boxp. 54
Finial boxp. 56
Easy boxp. 58
Spherical boxp. 60
Vase boxp. 62
Beaded-lid boxp. 64
Zebrano boxp. 68
Yew boxp. 70
Elegant boxp. 72
Square-lidded boxp. 74
Pill boxp. 76
Teardrop boxp. 78
Ginger jarp. 80
Collector's boxp. 82
Mosque boxp. 84
Egg boxp. 86
Ball boxp. 88
Yew saucerp. 90
Footed boxp. 92
Mushroom boxp. 94
Apple boxp. 96
Saturn boxp. 98
Japanese lantern boxp. 100
Pagoda boxp. 102
Bird-box ornamentp. 104
Bird boxp. 106
Finial egg boxp. 108
Tipsy boxes 1 and 2p. 110
Trinket boxp. 112
Seattle Tower boxp. 114
UFO boxp. 116
Galaxy boxp. 118
Clam boxp. 120
Skep or beehive boxp. 122
Inset-lid boxp. 124
Double-decker boxp. 126
Four-stack boxp. 128
Commissionaire boxp. 130
Top hat boxp. 132
Bowler hat boxp. 134
Jockey cap boxp. 136
Acorn boxp. 138
Picture-frame insert boxp. 140
Three-centre spire boxp. 142
Lattice-lidded boxp. 144
Doughnut boxp. 146
Off-centre oddity boxp. 148
Flask boxp. 150
A Gallery of Turned Boxes
Allan Battyp. 154
Kip Christensenp. 158
Michael Hosalukp. 162
Ray Keyp. 166
Hans Joachim Weissflogp. 170
Metric conversion chartp. 174
About the authorp. 175
Indexp. 176
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ISBN: 9781861082039
ISBN-10: 1861082037
Series: Woodwork projects
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 187
Published: 1st February 2002
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.2 x 21.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.67