The Lathe Book: A Complete Guide to the Machine and Its Accessories

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Taunton Press, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 188 pages
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The lathe is a versatile workshop tool that can greatly expand your woodworking horizon. This comprehensive guide shows you how to choose the lathe that's right for your workshop, set it up and tune and maintain it for best performance. It also explains how to use turning tools correctly.

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I first went to the public library to read all of the books they had on lathes. "The Lathe Book" had the best information by far, so I decided it was worth purchasing and recommend it to anyone else ... Read full review

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Choosing and Buying a Lathe
Setting Up a Lathe

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About the author (2001)

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.

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