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Complete Guide to Turning Pens and Pencils Techniques and Projects for Turners of All Levels

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ISBN-10: 160085365X

ISBN-13: 9781600853654

Edition: 2011

Authors: Walter Hall

List price: $24.95
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Putting pen (or pencil) to paper is one thing. Crafting either from scratch is another. Turners looking for professional guidance and new ideas will embrace Complete Guide to Turning Pens & Pencils. This comprehensive book includes 20 projects (15 pens/5 pencils), ranging from basic to intermediate and advanced. Attractive to turners is that many of the projects can be made in a short time utilizing just a standing lathe or even a small, portable model. In these pages, equipment and materials are clearly presented, including types of mechanism kits available. Techniques from blank preparation to sanding, polishing, and finishing are explained in easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs. Also…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

WALTER HALL has been turning pens and pencils for more than 20 years, crafting them from fine rare timbers, man-made materials, and sustainable wood. He sells his pens through The Chantry craft center in Morpeth, Northumberland, U.K., and on his website, He's also a regular contributor to Woodturning magazine as a product reviewer.