by William Smith
Here is a new and exciting aspect of woodturning. Going beyond traditional segmented works, the design feature being gaps left between segments. Step-by-step instruction and more than 170 color photographs illustrate the process of creating unique segmented turnings without requiring special tools or equipment. Technical information is provided in 7 pages of drawings, charts and index wheels. Areas of concern include wood selection and preparation, jigs, glue, tools, finishes and advanced techniques. Various woods and patterns produce beautiful vases, boxes, and sculptural pieces that are beautiful and rewarding. The gallery includes 17 color photos of finished works.