Synopses & Reviews
This is the only book of its kind -- dedicated to every aspect of the lathe. Completely revised and updated, it includes information on how to choose a lathe, how to maintain and repair a lathe, and basic techniques.
No other book gives you such valuable information on the essential turning tool. Completely revised and updated, The Lathe Book is the comprehensive guide to woodturning machinery, incorporating the many innovations in the lathe and its accessories.
This book covers every aspect of the lathe, including how to choose one, how to select tools and accessories, how to maintain and repair the machine, and basic techniques.
You will get:
- expert advice on choosing a lathe
- tips on maintaining a lathe for optimal performance
- easy-to-follow basic techniques that help build lathe skills
- more than 220 color photos and illustrations
Second edition, completely revised and updated.
About the Author
Conover, the co-designer of the Conover Lathe, has taught hundreds of students to turn. He directs Conover Workshops, offering classes in a variety of woodworking techniques, and is a frequent contributor to woodworking magazines in the U.S. and abroad.