Turn a Bowl
by Ernie Conover



TURN A BOWL Ernie Conover, Rude Osolnik.
Get great results even with your first project with turner, teacher, and author Ernie Conover at your shoulder. Step-by-step photo essays, detailed drawings, and in-depth information that will guide woodturners past the craft's many frustrating pitfalls.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction

1. Lathes and Chucks
The ideal bowl-turning lathe
Improving your lathe
Holding the work

2. Turning Tools
The bowl gouge
The combination gouge
Scrapers
Sharpening

3. Wood for Turning
Buying wood
Gathering wood
Tiling

4. Basic Turning Techniques
How to use a bowl gouge
The simplest way to turn a bowl: One-time chucking
A better way to turn a bowl: Work-and-turn chucking
Reverse chucking
Re-turning a bowl

5. Advanced Turning Techniques
Cone separations
Natural-edge bowls
Bird's-mouth bowls
Hollow forms
Tiled bowls
Surface treatments

6. Finishing Touches
Sanding
Buffing
Making repairs
Finishing
Engraving

7. Spinning Pewter
Pewter for spinning
Tools and equipment
The dynamics of spinning
Metal finishing

Appendices
Index