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Wood Turning & Lathe Work
Book Collection on CD

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The Wood Turning & Lathe Work book collection is a group of 22 historic books that detail the the tools and techniques of early wood turners and lathe workers - before the advent of the wide array of computer design assisted tools available to the modern wood turner. In these volumes, you will learn the techniques of turning detailed designs in wood and the knowledge of the best tools to use for the various effects you desire to create. To assist you, many of these historic books are richly illustrated to show you the how with both images and words.

The books in this collection are:

  1. Wood-turning (1921) - Fairham, William - 166 pages
  2. Problems in wood-turning.. (1909) - Crawshaw, Fred D. (Fred Duane) - 96 pages
  3. A course in wood turning (1919) - Milton, Archie Seldon - 348 pages
  4. Artistic Wood Turning Works catalogue 1917- 1918 (1917) - 44 pages
  5. A laboratory course in wood-turning (1897) - Golden, Michael Joseph - 84 pages
  6. Art and education in wood-turning; (1921) - Klenke, William Walter - 120 pages
  7. Wood working, wood turning, patternmaking, green-sand molding, core making, dry-sand and loam work, cupola practice, mixing cast iron (1905) - 819 pages
  8. The Lathe & Its Uses: Or, Instruction in the Art of Turning Wood and Metal. (1868) - James Lukin - 302 pages
  9. Training in wood-work, designed for use in manual training and technical school; consisting of three parts: carpentry, wood-turning and pattern work (1902) - Tate, James M. (James Murray) - 128 pages
  10. Wood turning, prepared for the use of students in manual training high schools, technical schools and colleges (1909) - Ross, George Alexander - 90 pages
  11. Pattern making; a practical treatise for the pattern maker on wood-working and wood turning, tools and equipment, construction of simple and complicated patterns, modern molding machines and molding practice (1916) - Ritchey, James - 260 pages
  12. Lathe work for beginners; a practical treatise on lathe work with complete instructions for properly using the various tools, including complete directions for wood and metal turning, screw cutting, measuring tools, wood turning, metal spinning, etc., and instructions for building home-made lathes with their attachments, etc. (1922) - Yates, Raymond F. (Raymond Francis) - 288 pages
  13. Patternmaking, a treatise on the construction and application of patterns, including the use of woodworking tools, the art of joinery, wood turning, and various methods of building patterns and core-boxes of different types (1920) - Shelly, Joseph A. (Joseph Atkinson) - 360 pages
  14. The young mechanic; containing directions for the use of all kinds of tools, and for the construction of steam engines and mechanical models, including the art of turning in wood and metal (1882) - Lukin, James - 372 pages
  15. Elementary turning (1907) - Selden, Frank Henry - 208 pages
  16. A manual of the hand lathe: comprising concise directions for working metals of all kinds, ivory, bone and precious woods; dyeing, coloring, and French polishing; inlaying by veneers, and various methods practiced to produce elaborate work with dispatch, and at small expense (1869) - Watson, Egbert P. (Egbert Pomeroy) - 176 pages
  17. Turning and boring tapers (1902) - : Colvin, Fred H - 28 pages
  18. Elementary lathe practice (1917) - Palmateer, Theron Josiah - 36 pages
  19. Turning lathes: a manual for technical schools and apprentices. (1890) - Lukin, James - 192 pages
  20. Lathe design, construction and operation, with practical examples of the lathe work; a complete practical work on the lathe. Giving its orgin and development. Its design. Its various types as manufactured by different builders, etc (1919) - Perrigo, Charles Oscar Eugene - 480 pages
  21. Modern American lathe practice; a new complete and practical work on the "king of machine shop tools," the American lathe. Giving its origin and development. Its design. Its various types as manufactured by different builders ... etc (1907) - Perrigo, Charles Oscar Eugene - 448 pages
  22. The watchmakers' lathe, its use and abuse; a story of the lathe in its various forms, past and present, its construction and proper uses (1903) - Goodrich, Ward L. - 302 pages

Here are some page images from a few of the books so you can see some of the typical contents of the volumes.

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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