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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids by Bill Bowers

comments (32) August 16th, 2009 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids by Bill Bowers.
Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2009.
$16.99; 80pp.

This book is full of clear and concise, close-up, step-by-step photos to teach you how to turn six different boxes. Four different techniques of hand thread-chasing are also explained. In addition, Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids by Bill Bowers includes a gallery of different threaded boxes made by the author to provide inspiration to the reader. Bowers has been turning wood for many years and this book offers his tips and techniques to make these unique boxes.

Lucky MadMoravian won a copy of Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids. His comment was chosen at random.

Click here for a chance to win this week's giveaway, The Encyclopedia of Wood.

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Comments (32)

dcupp dcupp writes: Sound like a good one. Have been without a lathe for several months due to club shop being shut down for expansion. Just the inspiraion I need to get going.

Posted: 12:41 am on August 23rd

nufcman nufcman writes: Never won a lottery in my life.
Posted: 3:37 pm on August 21st

creationww creationww writes: I'm in the game.
Posted: 6:19 pm on August 19th

alb301 alb301 writes: I would like a chance at that book
Posted: 1:57 pm on August 19th

almartin almartin writes: Hmmm...threaded lids...another entry on the To-Do list.
Posted: 10:56 am on August 19th

JamesScott JamesScott writes: Opportunities!
Posted: 8:50 am on August 19th

sylvest sylvest writes: Sign me up!
Posted: 7:50 am on August 19th

MadMoravian MadMoravian writes: I'd love a copy, as well.
Posted: 9:32 pm on August 17th

chairmannz chairmannz writes: Have to try this, was always interested in threaded lids.
Posted: 8:00 pm on August 17th

ChuckRogers ChuckRogers writes: These other folks want this book but I really NEED IT !
Posted: 5:28 pm on August 17th

woodenitbwonderful woodenitbwonderful writes: Just started researching box making techniques. I have not seen this book and would like to check it out
Posted: 4:50 pm on August 17th

Guts Guts writes: I've got some birthday luck left...
Posted: 2:08 pm on August 17th

captlen captlen writes: I would love a copy!
Posted: 1:03 pm on August 17th

hubiedoo517 hubiedoo517 writes: I was recently approached by a good friend that wants me to make a reproduction of an antique needlework frame but I do not know how to cut the threads on the parts that require them. I guess this book will help get me started in learning how cutting threads is done. Thank You for the opportunity to win the book.

Posted: 12:54 pm on August 17th

mjonkman mjonkman writes: I'd like a copy
Posted: 12:51 pm on August 17th

slydogx slydogx writes: In to win
Posted: 11:38 am on August 17th

yohann yohann writes: I would really like to own that book
Posted: 10:55 am on August 17th

akaford akaford writes: I am a new member and I look forward to much valuable information.
Posted: 9:58 am on August 17th

Beckum Beckum writes: Sounds interesting. I haven't tried that yet.
Posted: 8:31 am on August 17th

frank T frank T writes: Looks like a great book to have.
Posted: 8:31 am on August 17th

TCB TCB writes: I would like one too....
Posted: 7:33 am on August 17th

BillAnton BillAnton writes: Just yesterday I ground a small thread chaser and tried to chase some threads with my new (circa 1933) Delta Double Duty lathe!
Posted: 7:23 am on August 17th

bluesman61 bluesman61 writes: you could really close the lid on this project
Posted: 6:59 am on August 17th

Blackwill Blackwill writes: One can never have too much information...
Posted: 1:05 am on August 17th

bruno2you bruno2you writes: As someone new to turning, I could use a book. Especially if it's free.
Posted: 10:24 pm on August 16th

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: Turning looks fun ,im in.
Posted: 8:47 pm on August 16th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: My hat is in.
Posted: 7:28 pm on August 16th

knotty1 knotty1 writes: Am new to woodturning. Would love to start out on making small things and progress to larger. Would love to win that book!!
Posted: 7:01 pm on August 16th

DanWelty DanWelty writes: Wow...only three other guys want this book? I figure a one in four chance is pretty good that I'll be threading lids by the end of the week!
Posted: 5:45 pm on August 16th

Dave_Dockstader Dave_Dockstader writes: This has got to be better than gluing plumbing cut-offs into my turnings. I'd love to learn this skill.
Posted: 3:02 pm on August 16th

LarryMarshall LarryMarshall writes: This looks like a great book. Would love to learn how to turn threaded lids.

Cheers --- Larry
Posted: 1:49 pm on August 16th

baudi baudi writes: It's definitely my "turn" to win.
Posted: 12:35 pm on August 16th

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