The ultimate, beginner-friendly woodturning guide! Approachable and simple, this resource will show you how to use a lathe and build your turning skills as you create functional and attractive woodturning projects. Featuring insightful opening sections on sourcing green wood, the anatomy of a lathe, food-safe finishes, tools, sharpening techniques, and more, Complete Starter Guide to Woodturning on the Lathe then presents eight illustrated projects to help you get comfortable using a lathe and hone your woodturning skills that also double as practical items for the kitchen and workshop, or make for great gifts to family and friends. From turning a honey dipper and bowl to a mallet, and keepsake box, each stunning design includes step-by-step instructions, full color photos, and materials lists to ensure success. Discover endless possibilities once you gain a foundation of basic turning skills on a lathe with this must-have woodworking guide!