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Woodturning with Ray Allen - Dale Nish

Woodturning with Ray Allen

By: Dale Nish


Published: 1st September 2004
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RRP $39.99

A Master's Designs & Techniques for Segmented Bowls and VesselsThe ultimate guide for anyone interested in woodturning, this book provides a thorough look at the specific techniques and beautiful work of Ray Allen, one of the nation's best segmented turners. Allen spent his retirement in Arizona and drew much inspiration from Southwest Indian designs and forms. In the instructional chapter, 95 step-by-step photos are included along with thorough explanations about how to complete your own segmented bowl. You will find everything you need to know about Allen, segmented woodturning, and how to create beautiful pieces in the following detailed chapters: Tools and Equipment, Drawing Blueprints, Turning a Segmented Bowl, Gallery, and Bowl Plans and Design Segments.Take a Look Inside

Ray Allen was a master of segmented bowl turning who favored Southwest Indian Motifs in his designs. He died in 2000. but not before laying the groundwork (with Nish) for this interesting guide to his favorite pasttime. You might want to start in the middle of this book, where a 56-page gallery of Allen's finished work could inspire you to try your hand at this intricate craft. Then go back to the beginning to get the lowdown on tools and equipment you'll need, how to formulate and cut your segments, and how to draw up a blueprint for your own design. next, work through the photo-illustrated 95-step process to create your own vessel, which involves some advanced turning techniques. There are 11 additional plans for alternate designs. The softcover book sells for $25.95 and is 137 pages long. www.FoxChapelPublishing.com

ISBN: 9781565232174
ISBN-10: 1565232178
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.7  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.63