Turned ToysBook - 2016
In Turned Toys, woodturning expert Mark Baker shows you how to create beautiful hand-crafted toys and games for the children in your life--all while developing your skills as a woodturner. The projects range in difficulty from the cute and simple hedgehog to the detailed and complex disappearing ball trick. Other traditional childhood toys that you will learn to make include a spinning top, a lighthouse stacker, a pull-along train, and ring-turned pigs. Looking to host a proper tea party? Baker shows you how to make everything you'll need to go along with it, from teacups and saucers to a teapot and all of the goodies you can think of.
With step-by-step instruction, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams throughout, Baker takes all of the mystery out of creating adorable toys that are beautiful, safe for children, and durable enough to actually play with. Woodturners of any skill level will benefit from Baker's expertise, practical tips, low-cost solutions, and inspiring designs.
Pick up a copy of Turned Toys today to sharpen your skills while creating toys that will easily become treasured family heirlooms for generations to come.