Woodturning Design
by Mike Darlow



Woodturning Design (Mike Darlow's Woodturning Series, Number 4).
This book tackles design head-on and comprehensively explains the concepts, the process and all of the aspects particular to woodturning. More than 600 color photographs and drawings from turners around the world.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. THE DESIGN PROCESS
An Introduction to Design Endnotes

2. PERCEPTION
How Our Minds Perceive Conclusion Endnotes

3. A HISTORY OF AESTHETICES
The Ancient & Medieval Period The Renaissance The Modern Period Summary Endnotes

4. DESIGN CONCEPTS & ISSUES
Modern Aesthetic Meanings
Concepts Which Influence Our Perceptions
Concepts Concerned with the Production of Turnings
Moral Concepts
Endnotes

5. STAGE 1 DESIGN
Inception
Feasibility
Intentions
Restraints
Incubation & Illumination
The Preliminary Design
The Initial Design Proposal
Endnotes

6. ORNAMENT & MOLDINGS
Ornament
Moldings
Endnotes

7. THE DETAILED DESIGN OF FORM
Design Tools
Wholistic Detailed Design
Design-by-Parts
Designing for Appropriateness
Endnotes

8. DECORATION
Color
Pattern
Texture
Gloss Level
Endnotes

9. DESIGNING SPINDLES
Intentions
Show-and-Tell

10. BOX DESIGN
Intentions
Influences on Form
Guidelines
Lids
Lid/Base Proportions
Show-and-Tell
Endnotes

11. VESSEL DESIGN
Stage I Design
Detailed Design

12. COLUMNS
Columns in Ancient Egypt
Columns in the Ancient Near East
Ancient Greek Columns
Roman Columns
Romanesque and Gothic Columns
The Formalization of the Orders
Columns After the Renaissance
Asian Columns
Designing Classical Columns
The Manufacture of Columns
Balusters
Endnotes

Where Next?
Where Next for Woodturning?
Where Next for This Series

Index