by Dick Sing
Internationally known woodturner Dick Sing leads you through all the steps needed to create beautiful bowls. Using clear, step-by-step instructions and over 350 photographs, Dick describes turning bowls ranging from basic to advanced, including a "natural top" bowl, in which the bowl's rim incorporates actual bark from the tree. You will learn how to prepare the wood, rough out a bowl before drying, and select the most appropriate equipment for turning. Dick demonstrates the proper use of bowl gouges, scrapers, and other tools needed for each step. Sanding and finishing techniques are covered as well. Finally, the gallery includes a wonderful selection of bowls in different woods and styles to inspire ongoing work. Hone your woodturning skills while producing elegant bowls you will be proud of.