In this newly revised and expanded 3rd edition, author and expert pen turner Barry Gross provides new pen kits and mechanisms with up-to-date techniques, along with in-depth instruction and creative ideas for any turner looking for new ideas. From choosing a lathe to pen turning basics and even marketing your work, no detail is left out. Included is a section on casting your own acrylic pen bodies, so you can customize by embedding your own artwork and memorabilia. Instructions for turning pens made from Corian®, InLace, antler and other materials included.
Softcover: 144 pages
If you've considered trying woodturning you'll find artist and author Barry Gross puts the fun back into turning with this approachable and enjoyable guide. Gross gives advice on every step of the turning process, including selecting the right lathe, basic safety and woodshop setup, an overview of the proper tools and how to use them, and the basics on sharpening, sanding, and finishing. Step-by-step instructions for eight projects such as a simple bowl and a pepper mill are included. This guide includes surprisingly simple solutions to common beginner challenges.
Softcover, 128 pages
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