Download Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques by Alan Lacer PDF

By Alan Lacer

ISBN-10: 144034101X

ISBN-13: 9781440341014

Chosen from greater than 15 years of articles from one of many country's best turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning initiatives & strategies has every thing you must learn how to flip and take your lathe abilities to the subsequent level.

This ebook contains an in-depth examine innovations, instruments and chucks that would support excellent your middle turning talents. You'll study the best instruments to take advantage of, easy methods to deal with them correctly and the way to keep up them. Lacer's specialist guideline is helping you grasp the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and different crucial turning instruments. You'll additionally achieve perception into completing recommendations, French sprucing and dealing with spalted wood.

Once you've sharpened your talents with the instruments & strategies part, positioned your new wisdom to the try with 20 appealing initiatives overlaying quite a lot of became kinds and turning techniques.

Sharpen your end-grain hollowing talents via turning a beautiful wine goblet
Practice turning spheres by means of developing your individual bocce ball garden game
Gain perception into making multiples by way of turning matching desk legs
Turn a desk lamp to perform flowing contours
Learn the right way to paintings with eco-friendly wooden via creating a natural-edge bowl
And a lot more!
Complete with professional guideline, step by step images, publications to assets and fabrics and information for fending off universal pitfalls, this booklet is certain that can assist you enhance your turning craft – and make a few attractive items within the technique.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques PDF

Similar crafts books

Exotic Paper Airplanes

Amazon Review:
As an origami fan, I want paper aircraft books that depend upon folding options rather than
cutting/taping/gluing/paper clipping suggestions. this can be a outstanding number of sensible paper
airplanes that truly fly.

Clear drawings and directions make it really easy to replicate the fantastically crafted designs. a pleasant
companion to the author's ebook beautiful INTERCEPTORS. vital for lovers of paper airplanes.

We Love to Sew—Bedrooms: 23 Projects - Cool Stuff for Your Space

Whip the lady on your lifestyles right into a bed room adorning frenzy with we like to Sew—Bedrooms by means of Annabel Wrigley of Little Pincushion Studio. With 23 easy-to-sew and no-sew initiatives that variety from uncomplicated to reasonably tough, this inspiring booklet encourages young ones to mix 'n match various kinds, from smooth to boho to whimsical.

The Best of Jane Austen Knits: 27 Regency-Inspired Designs

What may Jane Austen knit?

Enter the realm of Jane Austen via undying knitting styles encouraged by way of the locations and characters in her liked novels. Designers together with Susanna IC, Vicki sq., Annie Modesitt, Heather Zoppetti, Karen Joan Raz, and Kathleen Dames have translated their love for Jane Austen's novels right into a gorgeous tribute to the liked writer. The gorgeously evocative items contain cardigans, knitted shawls, baggage and different add-ons, and knitted initiatives for males and youngsters. whereas the knitting initiatives are encouraged by way of the models of the regency period, they're every piece as appropriate today.

Knitters keen about Jane Austen in addition to stitchers simply searching for splendidly beautiful initiatives will fall in love with the attractive knitting designs. Essays on attention-grabbing features of Austen's existence and the regency period around out this inspiring assortment. issues comprise the locations the place Austen lived, knitting in Regency England, the yarns to be had to Austen and her contemporaries, and dressmaking through the time period.

How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner's Guide

The only e-book that exhibits you ways to mend something wherever on your home!

There are 1000000 issues that may get it wrong in your house. taps leak. Floorboards creak. Paint flakes. Chairs holiday. With how you can repair just about anything, you’ll have step by step directions to take on even the main confounding upkeep at your residence, including:

• fitting a toilet
• changing the belts in your washing machine and dryer
• Patching up a gap within the wall
• Bringing an influence adapter again to life
• Re-covering chairs
• Getting wax from your carpet
• and lots of more!

From altering lightbulbs to solving a kitchen cupboard hinge, how you can repair just about anything is a set of the main indispensible suggestion and counsel from humans internationally who face a similar difficulties you do. countless numbers of colour photos and easy-to-follow directions make this ebook excellent for all degrees of expertise. It’s a no brainer for any house owner, and the single reward to get any buddy, loved one, or friend dwelling on their lonesome for the 1st time. Broke the microwave deal with and don’t be aware of what to do? With tips to repair just about anything, the answer is just a number of pages away.

Additional info for Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques

Example text

6 To center work on a compression chuck, mount it with light pressure and turn the lathe by hand to locate the high spot. Slightly loosen the tailstock, push on the mark, tighten the tailstock and mark again. Repeat until marking creates a full circle. FACEPLATE RING PAD This trapping chuck for reverse chucking provides full access to the bottom of the work and a high level of safety. The system consists of padded rings in a variety of external and internal diameters that bolt to a dedicated base and faceplate.

Slowly elevate the scraper onto its corner while making a cut. When you see the shavings change, you’ve reached the correct angle for shear scraping. 99; Carbide Rod (to be mounted in a handle with ferrule), 3/8" dia. 50. indd 37 fF 37 1/20/15 12:23 PM CHAPTER NINE Chucks & Chucking f Learn how to hold and keep work on the lathe F F or many woodturning operations, a chuck performs the essential job of holding the work securely and safely. These operations often present unique requirements, so a dizzying array of manufactured and shop-made chucks have evolved to grasp, expand, screw, compress, trap, pull, jam, stick—and even to move the work through an eccentric pattern (see Sources, page 42).

With the lathe set to a moderate speed (900 to 1400 rpm) use a spindle-roughing gouge to create a cylinder. In time you will enjoy roughing short pieces like this by planing with the skew. Start your practice cuts with the skew at the right end of the cylinder (Photo 4). Slowly advance the tool to the left until you reach the edge of the wood. Turn off the lathe and admire the quality of the cut surface. Develop your skill by cutting both directions on the cylinder (Photo 5). Also, be sure to always cut “downhill” (larger to smaller diameters) when there is a variation in diameter.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 18 votes