Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques by Alan Lacer

By Alan Lacer

Chosen from greater than 15 years of articles from one of many country's most sensible turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning tasks & thoughts has every thing you must learn how to flip and take your lathe abilities to the subsequent level.

This ebook contains an in-depth examine concepts, instruments and chucks that would aid ideal your middle turning abilities. You'll examine the ideal instruments to exploit, the best way to deal with them thoroughly and the way to keep up them. Lacer's professional guideline is helping you grasp the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and different crucial turning instruments. You'll additionally achieve perception into completing thoughts, French sprucing and dealing with spalted wood.

Once you've sharpened your abilities with the instruments & thoughts part, placed your new wisdom to the try with 20 appealing initiatives protecting a variety of became types and turning techniques.

Sharpen your end-grain hollowing abilities by means of turning a stunning wine goblet
Practice turning spheres by means of developing your personal bocce ball garden game
Gain perception into making multiples via turning matching desk legs
Turn a desk lamp to perform flowing contours
Learn how one can paintings with eco-friendly wooden through creating a natural-edge bowl
And a lot more!
Complete with specialist guideline, step by step photographs, courses to assets and fabrics and advice for averting universal pitfalls, this publication is bound that can assist you increase your turning craft – and make a few attractive items within the method.

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By using a double layer of paper, she created a way to make pop-ups on both sides of an accordion fold, without seeing through from one side to the other. This allows the content of the book to be twice as long and the pop-ups twice as many! When you finish reading one side of the book, you can turn the book over and keep reading. InstructI ons See “Folding an Accordion,” page 44. Fold the paper in half lengthwise. Unfold it and fold it in half widthwise. Then fold an eight-section accordion using a scoring tool to reinforce each fold.

4 5 Paper Engineer: Bruce Foster Pop-up Mechanism: V-fold Paper: 65 lb. indd 58 TEXT 1/7/14 9:24 AM 1/6/14 10:27 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups #175 DTP: 216 Page: 58 s 8 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 59 step 6: attach the arms Glue the dragon’s arms to spots A and B so that the diagonals on the dragon are flush with the diagonals of the arms. 6 step 7: assemble the head Pinch the triangle at the top of the neck, creating two mountain folds and a central valley fold along the marked lines.

Indd 38 TEXT 1/28/14 12:19 PM 1/6/14 9:23 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups C70340_#175 #175 DTP: 216 Page: 38 s 8 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 39 Pop-Up Paper Earrings These earrings may not be the most practical form of jewelry, but if you use sturdy paper and are careful, they are sure to hold up for several occasions, if not longer. And, because they take no time to make, try altering and experimenting with various cuts, folds, and papers to make several pairs in one sitting.

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