The ultimate guide to woodturning useful items! Build your turning skills as you create functional and attractive woodturning projects. Featuring 14 project sections -- most of which contain multiple variations for an endless array of inspiration -- you'll turn everything from frames, funnels, and spinning tops to both antique and modern chess sets, a pepper grinder, backscratcher, and so much more. Also included are step-by-step instructions, helpful photography and diagrams, dimensioned scale drawings for over 20 woodturning projects, a detailed introduction to woodturning, and an informative section on various small tools. Author, instructor, and professional turner Mike Darlow has written seven other woodturning books, as well as hundreds of magazine articles for Fine Woodworking, The Woodworker, and Woodturning Design, making him a leading voice in the world of woodturning.