Wood for Woodturners is the updated edition of the highly successful book by Mark Baker catering specifically for the turner. The book describes 42 of the world’s most important woods for turning and goes into great detail with regard to physical characteristics, working qualities and availability. Colour photographs throughout illustrate different qualities of grain and figure, and there are attractive examples of finished work to provide inspiration. A further 124 other woods are considered briefly.
This revised edition is fully updated throughout with new images and a resources section, and it also includes new material on green wood and sustainability.