A stunning book full of practical advice and eighteen diverse projects for the amateur woodturner. Author Alan Holtham takes a down-to-earth approach in his instruction enabling you to tackle each project with great confidence. This stunning book is full of practical advice for the amateur woodturner. In the first section all aspects of the turning workshop are covered - from tools and equipment required, to finishing techniques, safety and choosing wood - while the second section features 18 diverse and desirable projects for the home. Each project is illustrated by an inspirational photograph of the finished item along with clear and concise step-by-step text that is written in an easy, accessible style - a down-to-earth approach that will enable the enthusiastic beginner or medium-skilled woodturner to tackle the projects with great confidence.