Acclaimed woodturner Dennis Keeling presents this exhaustively researched and wonderfully illustrated book on segmented turning. Dennis believes that the key to beautiful work is accuracy, and this underpins all his pieces. The book begins with a detailed introduction to segmented turning with an analysis of the history and popularity of the craft and the various types of construction. He also introduces the work of seven main protagonists, discusses changing technology and its health and safety implications. A section on the equipment, tools and materials required for open and closed segmented turning covers all the basic techniques for closed segmented construction, open segmented construction and ornamental segmented turning. Dennis then shows readers how to put this know-how to good use with 10 step-by-step projects progressing in difficulty, from beginner to experienced. Finally, a gallery of inspirational segmented designs from around the world offer unlimited inspiration.