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Turning Toys with Richard Raffan, Book

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.Content: Chapter 1: Safe Design Chapter 2: Tools Chapter 3: Wood and Preparing Blanks Chapter 4: Things We Forget (But Shouldn’t) Chapter 5: Turning Cylinders and Dowels Chapter 6: Turning Wheels Chapter 7: Wheely Bug Chapter 8: Racing Car Chapter 9: Peggies Chapter 10: Wands Chapter 11: Stackers Chapter 12: Spheres Chapter 13: Fruit and Vegetables to ‘Cut’ Chapter 14: Croquet Set Chapter 15: Teether and Rattle Chapter 16: Nesting Tubs Chapter 17: Goblet Chapter 18: Bilboquet Chapter 19: Spinning Tops Chapter 20: Balance Tray Chapter 21: Table Skittles Final TouchesAbout 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.

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