Contemporary Woodturning is a clearly illustrated practical guide to woodturning aimed at woodworkers at all skill levels: a one-stop solution for experienced turners and novices alike. This book will guide you through the various health and safety issues, the tools and equipment needed to get the best out of your woodturning, mastering the basic techniques and how to add decorative features. Nick Arnull guides his readers through these complex techniques in a logical step-by-step manner and with a clarity that comes from many years of professional woodturning experience. He also illustrates how to use highly original decorative methods and artistic skills to complete the finished projects.
Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photography to inspire you to take what you have learnt and apply these skills to your own work. Whether you are a seasoned turner or have no prior experience at all, you will find a wealth of inspiration in these pages.