Here's a complete course in the basic, safe, and correct techniques for mastering the lathe. Learn to create beautifully shaped newels, balusters, and chair and table legs by using gouges and chisels on a lathe. Each chapter takes on an essential aspect of woodturning--from types of lathes and accessories to sharpening, from turning between centers to faceplate turning, from copy turning to boring and routing. Special feature: Every chapter ends with a checklist summary to help you review what you've learned quickly and easily. "Rowley has done a fine job of preparing sketches, text, and photos that everyone should be able to follow....Don't pass up this book...."-- "Woodwork. 151 pages, 289 b/w illus., 9 1/2 x 10 1/4.