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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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

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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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About the author (2001)

Ernie Conover directs Conover Workshops, offering classes in a variety of woodworking techniques. He is the author of The Lathe Book (also published by The Taunton Press) and a contributor to Fine Woodworking , Woodworker , and other woodworking magazines.

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