Bibliomania – Turning and Carving


Hand or Simple Turning – John Jacob Hozapffel – just about every turning book written draws on this work

Fundamentals of Woodturning – Mike Darlow –  Excellent

Woodturning Techniques – Mike Darlow – Excellent

Woodturning Methods – Mike Darlow – Excellent

Woodturning Design – Mike Darlow


Manual of Traditional Wood Carving – Paul N. Hasluck – Classic British Work on Architectural carving.

Carving Architectural Detail in Wood – Frederick Wilbur  – None better

Carving Classic Styles in Wood – Frederick Wilbur  –  ditto above  –  Every serious joiner, cabinet maker and finish carpenter should have this book and “Carving Architectural Detail in Wood” in their reference library.

Decorative Woodcarving – Frederick Wilbur

The Complete Guide to Chip Carving – Wayne Barton


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