Woodturning Design

Woodturning Design

Using Shape, Proportion, and Decoration

Book - 2011
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Artful inspiration. If you ever wondered how accomplished turners uncover the designs concealed within raw wood, you_ll find the answers _ and so much more in Woodturning Design. This handsome book offers a revealing look into the design process that will inspire, guide, and perhaps forever change the way you see the potential within a piece of wood.

Practical instruction and expert insights. Follow author Derek Hayes through the design process, which comes to life for you, step-by-step, in 300 full-color photos and hundreds of instructive illustrations. Begin developing your design sense with a clear understanding of basic principles and move on to explore proportion, pattern, and form.

Transform your own work. Rather than copying the work of others, this idea-filled book provides you with a myriad of possibilities for expressing your own creativity. From unique techniques for treating wood to adding color and decorative touches, you_ll learn how to create your own one-of-a-kind turned pieces.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, Inc., c2011.
ISBN: 9781600853999
Branch Call Number: 684.083 HAYES
Characteristics: 175 p. : col. ill.

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lioneljoyce
Jun 24, 2019

An interesting book, with a bunch of different design concepts, and a useful adder to Richard Raffan's " The Art of turned bowls".
Beware numerous typos, however. Just a few examples: Curves in Fig 2.16 are incorrect. Fig 3.3 is incorrect, as is 3.5, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11

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