Turned Toys

Author(s): Mark Baker


If you have some woodturning experience, new you can create something truly special for family and friends. These beautiful hand-crafted toys are as enjoyable to make as they are to play with. Clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams start with simple toys and increase in complexity. Projects are a mixture of pure turned ones and also basic constructs, whereby turned items may be cut apart and resection to create something different. The 20 charming projects include simple turned animals, spinning top, tea party items, skittles, pull-along train and indoor quoits. Each project is designed to be tactile and visually attractive as well as fun to use, and all toys are long lasting and comply with safety standards.


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Traditional favourite wooden toys. 20 charming projects. Alternative low-cost solutions to expensive tools and equipment.

Mark Baker has always been fascinated by wood. He has helped setup an industrial workshop for autistic adults and he has worked for some of the major manufacturers of woodturning tools in the UK. Mark is now the editor of Woodturning magazine and the group editor of all GMC Publications woodworking magazines.

General Fields

  • : 9781784940652
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • : September 2016
  • : 276mm X 210mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 745.592
  • : 192
  • : 49 full colour illustrations, 521 photographs, 2 charts
  • : Mark Baker
  • : Paperback