With the help of Richard Raffan and the fun-filled projects in Turning Toys, your shop just might start to feel like Santa’s workshop. And there are toys to delight. Turning Toys is filled with practical advice to help you succeed and enjoy great satisfaction from creating beautiful toys. With over photos and drawings. Richard Raffan is woodturner, well known for his turned bowls and boxes, Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning, The Art of Turned Bowls, Turning Toys, and.

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Overt photos and drawings illustrate how to hold, sharpen, and use turning tools, use specialized chucks, deep hollow elegant vessels, finish at the lathe, and much more. I would love to add this book for richsrd collection of ideas.

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Turbo T40 Lathe by Harvey. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? I have other books by Richard Raffan and can’t wait to win this one. Looks like this would turming a great book! Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how-to from Fine Woodworking, plus special offers. Get your copy and turn out toys that will delight the children in your life.


With over photos and drawings, you’ll learn exactly how to use all the tools required, control the cutting edge, and work comfortably at your lathe. Repetition is the key to mastering any craft, so these projects are in part skill-builders that you can repeat and thereby hone your turning techniques. Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page.

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Get woodworking tips, expert advice and special offers in your inbox. Looks like this book would get me off to a great start. Some new ideas would be great, I like to make a few toys for our local fire departments Christmas drive each year. Tethering the ball to the cup. Being a Aussie like Richard gives myself an advantage as well as six grandchildren who enjoy the otys I make now but would enjoy the results from the book as well.

Alan R Harley rated it it was amazing May 29, Few things can be more satisfying than making stuff for people you know, let alone love, especially when you can watch them using and enjoying the products of your labours. You can get plenty of practice when small kids can’t have too many raffaj dolls, things on wheels, wands, or arches for creating buildings, farmyards, and so on.

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FineWoodworking Main Menu Subscribe. A delight to look at, Turning Toys is filled with practical advice to help you succeed and enjoy great satisfaction from creating beautiful toys. Create custom toys right in your own workshop and see the little ones’ eyes light up with joy!


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Always interesting to se whats new in wooden toys! Thanks for the opportunity. Traditional Stickmaking Charlie Walker. Gouges for the Lathe Fine Woodworking article. How to Build a Shed Coulthard Sally.

Organized for quick access, this book makes it easy to find exactly the technique you are looking for. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mark Gleckler added it Sep 28, Action Whirligigs Anders S.

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Illustrated Cabinetmaking Bill Hylton. Woodturning Trickery David Springett. More about design than tyos technique, the book displays a wide range of bowls — by a host of experienced turners — with analysis that will help you create more artful riichard with a sense of balance and proportion.

Adding the eyes and tying off the cord. The book also includes a large section covering safety, tools, wood and preparing blanks, and basic turning tips.

From simple to sophisticated, you’ll find 23 diverse woodturning projects, from rolling pins and mallets to hollow vessels, scoops and ladles — even a turned hedgehog.