28 Useful and Surprisingly Easy-to-Make Projects
By Carole Rothman
Creating Beautiful Bowls Has Never Been Easier
Making wooden bowls has always been considered a 'serious woodworking project because you need a lathe and woodturning know-how. But, thanks to cake-decorator-turned-woodworker Carole Rothman, you can create amazing bowls, vases, candy dishes, and jars with just a flat piece of wood and your scroll saw. Her easy-to-master techniques and clean patterns will quickly take you from basic bowls to beautifully laminated pieces. You'll learn how to work with thin wood, contour with sanding, and create a variety of different shapes. With 28 projects to try, a useful guide on choosing the proper wood and supplies, and a section to help you create your own designs, this groundbreaking book is a must-have for any crafter or scroll saw enthusiast who wants to make stunning and useful works of art.
- Page Count: 136
- Size: 11" X 8.5" inches
- Type: Soft Cover
- ISBN: 978-1-56523-433-8
Author: Carole Rothman
An eldercare specialist, Carole has co-authored two books on caregiving: I'll Take Care of You and the 2002 IPPY Award-winner for best self-help book, Are Your Parents Driving You Crazy. A skilled speaker and interviewee, she has been a guest on scores of live TV and radio shows throughout the U.S.
After joining a community woodshop, she quickly mastered the scroll saw and began teaching the tool to her neighbors and friends. Although from time to time she has encountered jealousy and disdain from her male woodworking counter-parts, Carole doesn't let their attitude get her down. Instead, she keeps on cutting and lets her work speak for itself.