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Turning Toys with Richard Raffan, Book 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 the whole year round in this book. From race cars and lawn games to spinning tops and sets of fruits and veggies, there´s something for every boy and girl. Turning Toys is filled with practical advice to help you succeed and enjoy the process of creating beautiful toys. With over 360 photos and drawings, you’ll learn exactly how to use the tools required, control the cutting edge, and work comfortably at your lathe. Be sure to also check out the companion DVD, Turning Toys with Richard Raffan (54587, sold separately), which includes video instructions for eight projects. Paperback. 192 pages. Contents: Chapter 1: Safe DesignChapter 2: ToolsChapter 3: Wood and Preparing BlanksChapter 4: Things We Forget (But Shouldn’t)Chapter 5: Turning Cylinders and DowelsChapter 6: Turning WheelsChapter 7: Wheely BugChapter 8: Racing CarChapter 9: PeggiesChapter 10: WandsChapter 11: StackersChapter 12: SpheresChapter 13: Fruit and Vegetables to ‘Cut’Chapter 14: Croquet SetChapter 15: Teether and RattleChapter 16: Nesting TubsChapter 17: GobletChapter 18: BilboquetChapter 19: Spinning TopsChapter 20: Balance TrayChapter 21: Table SkittlesFinal Touches About the Author: Richard Raffan is internationally acclaimed for both his turning and teaching. Well-known for his gallery-quality production work, he is the author of Turning Wood, Turning Boxes, Turning Bowls, The Art of Turned Bowls, and The Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning. He has also appeared in three feature-length instructional videos, including the best-selling Turning Wood with Richard Raffan.Turning Toys

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