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To Turn the Perfect Wooden Bowl: The Lifelong Quest of Bob Stocksdale
by Ronald Roszkiewicz

ISBN: 9781565233881
PUBLISHER: Fox Chapel Publishing
FORMAT: Paperback
PAGES: 128
DIMENSIONS: 203mmX203mmX18mm 454grams

Written directly from transcribed audiotapes recorded during a week-long interview with the master woodworker, this tribute to Bob Stocksdale reveals his life experiences, philosophies and often replicated turning methods, all in his own words. Stocksdale's lifelong quest for the perfect bowl is chronicled, while select step-by-step, how-to tips for fellow craftsmen are detailed. Featuring a gallery of beautiful, never-before-seen photographs sure to inspire artists, this unique biography provides the master's advice on tools - including lathes, band saws and jointers - sharpening devices and wood selection, as well as his business tips for pricing, selling and shipping finished pieces. A portrait of a beloved and respected artisan, this guide offers the first in-depth look at the man behind the perfect wooden bowl.

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