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UPDATE: Turning Segmented Lamps by Ralph S. Buckland

comments (15) July 26th, 2011 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Turning Segmented Lamps
Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2011
$29.99; 144 pp.

Turning Segmented Lamps by Ralph S. Buckland includes plans, drawings and step-by-step instructions for creating 17 different lamps. Buckland also includes basic segmented turning instructions as well as helpful tips and techniques such as a wood density chart; information about different lathe tools and the different glues he uses; and information on wiring the lamps. The book is also full of color photos to make the processes clearer.

If you’ve done some turning and are ready to try segmented turning, this book will help you get there and you could end up with a nice lamp or two (or 17).

Lucky Circuit Rider is the winner. His comment was chosen at random.

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Comments (15)

brownwood1536 brownwood1536 writes: please enter me in the drawing.
Posted: 9:08 pm on July 26th

tamir tamir writes: looks like a great book' i'm in :)
Posted: 1:30 pm on July 25th

DaveHarrison DaveHarrison writes: I've been turning for a few years now, but haven't yet tried segmented work. It would be a useful book.
Posted: 10:07 am on July 21st

JLYoung JLYoung writes: I'd love to have this book
Posted: 9:56 am on July 18th

RalphBarker RalphBarker writes: Another book I'd love to have.
Posted: 9:42 am on July 18th

rcervenka rcervenka writes: Please sign me up. R. Raffin writes good books.
Posted: 6:46 am on July 18th

jverreault jverreault writes: I would love to add this fine tome to my collection.
Posted: 2:55 am on July 18th

HayesFurnitureDesign HayesFurnitureDesign writes: Yes please :)
Posted: 9:18 pm on July 17th

drlav drlav writes: Have lathe will turn. I am interested.
Posted: 7:47 pm on July 17th

Circuit Rider Circuit Rider writes: Count me in, please
Posted: 7:30 pm on July 17th

BSzydlo BSzydlo writes: Looks interesting, count me in.
Posted: 5:57 pm on July 17th

jbibleriii jbibleriii writes: I'm in!! can i have a lathe also...

Posted: 3:34 pm on July 17th

hydroelectricguy hydroelectricguy writes: Interesting looking tome..
Posted: 2:05 pm on July 17th

JeffPeters JeffPeters writes: Pick me!
Posted: 12:27 pm on July 17th

mlehikoi mlehikoi writes: would love to learn how to do this :)
Posted: 12:23 pm on July 17th

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