Woodturning Design

Woodturning Design

Using Shape, Proportion, and Decorating in Turning

Book - 2011
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Artful inspiration. If you ever wondered how accomplished turners uncover the designs concealed within raw wood, you'll find the answers - and so much more in Woodturning Design. This handsome book offers a revealing look into the design process that will inspire, guide, and perhaps forever change the way you see the potential within a piece of wood.

Practical instruction and expert insights. Follow author Derek Hayes through the design process, which comes to life for you, step-by-step, in 300 full-color photos and hundreds of instructive illustrations. Begin developing your design sense with a clear understanding of basic principles and move on to explore proportion, pattern, and form.

Transform your own work. Rather than copying the work of others, this idea-filled book provides you with a myriad of possibilities for expressing your own creativity. From unique techniques for treating wood to adding color and decorative touches, you'll learn how to create your own one-of-a-kind turned pieces.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, Inc., 2011.
ISBN: 9781600853999
Branch Call Number: 684.083 Hayes
Characteristics: 175 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.


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