Our library has many books and DVDs available to our members. Browse the titles below to make a selection to take home at the next meeting.

The library is broken up into 3 separate tables, Books and DVDs. Use the Search box to search for topics (Bowls, Boxes, Tools, Sharpening, etc.) or Authors (Raffan, Clewes, Jamieson, etc.). You can also adjust how many items show in each table if you just want to browse.

To borrow an item, add your name to the card in the book and leave it in the box along with your payment. DVDs cost $2 each per month or 3 for $5. Books are free.

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Item #TitleAuthorCategoryYear Published
1Skilled WorkRenwick GalleryDesigns/Gallery1998
2Useful Beauty, Turning Practical ItemsSing, DickTurning1995
3Bandsaw HandbookDuginske, MarkGeneral1989
4World of Lathe Turned Objects
5Entering the World of Wood Turned ObjectsWood Turning Center1997
6Making Money from WoodturningPhillips, Ann & BobTurning1994
7The Art of the LatheSpielman, Patrick1996
8Google Sketch-UpChopra, Aidan2007
9Carving on TurningPye,ChrisW.T./Carving
10Woodturning WizardrySpringette, David1993
11Adventures in WoodturningSpringett, DavidTurning1999
12Turned Bowl DesignRaffan, Richard1987
13Useful Woods of the WorldFlynn, James & Holder, Charles2001
14Understanding WoodHoadley, R.B.General Wood1980
15Woodturning in the World Since 1930Yale University2001
16Lathe Turned ObjectsWood Turning Center1988
17Turning GobletsCripps M. & Snyder J.Turning1996
18Techniques of Spiral WorkMortimer, Stuart1995
19A Source Book of ShapesHunnex, John1993
20Good Wood Folk ArtPowers, Stephen S.2008
21Sculpting WoodLindquist, Mark1986
22Setting up Your Own WorkshopStankus, BillGeneral Wood1979
23Practical WoodturningPain, F.1990
24Pleasure and Profit from WoodSherwin, RegTurning1988
25The Best of Fine WoodworkingTaunton Press1991
26Turn a BowlConover, ErnieTurning2000
27Encyclopedia of WoodSterling Publishing Co.1989
28The Woodturner’s CompanionRoszkiewicz, Ron1984
29Turning for FurnitureConover, ErnieTurning1996
30Encyclopedia of WoodSterlingGeneral Wood1989
31Understanding Wood FinishingFlexner, Bob1994
32Illustrated Guide to TurningRaffan, Richard2005
33Safety for WoodturnersAmerican Association of Woodturners2013
34Lathe’s and Turning ToolsAmerican Association of Woodturners2013
35Learning at the LatheAmerican Association of Woodturners2013
36Woodturning a Foundation CourseRowley, Keith1990
37Woodturning a Foundation CourseRowley, Keith1990
38Ellsworth on WoodturningEllsworth, David2008
39New masters of WoodturningMartin, Terry & Wallace, Kevin2008
40Woodturning Full CircleSpringett, David2008
41Proven Shop TipsRichey, Jim1985
42Traditional Furniture ProjectsLynch, Carlyle
43Routing and ShapingSt. Remy Press1993
44Fixtures for ChucksGreen, Doc2011
45Country ProjectsWoodworker’s Journal1988
46Wood FinishingFrank, George1988
47500 Wooden BowlsLeier, Ray &Peters, Jan & Wallace, Kevin2004
48Carving on TurningPye, Chris2008
49Pens from the Wood LatheSing, Dick1996
50Treatise on Lathes and TurningNorthcott, W. Henry1868
51Collectors ChoiceSOFA2002
52Sharpening BasicsSpielman, Patrick1991
53Multi-Axis TurningDill, Barbara2012
54Art of Segmented TurningTibbits, Malcolm2005
55Wood Finishers HandbookAllan, Sam1984
56Segmented BanglesJavog, Don2015
57Visions from the LatheFuller Craft2016
58Adventures in WoodturningMartin, Terry2008
59New Yankee WorkshopAbrams, Norm1989
60Simply Beautiful BoxesStowe, Doug2000
61Great Book of Celtic TurningsIrish, Laura2007
62Artistic Relief PatternsIrish, Laura2008
63Making Heirloom BoxesLloyd, Peter2002
64Emotions in WoodBrowers, Ann2007
65Ornamental TurneryKnox, Frank1986
66Making Shaker WoodenwarePierce, Kent1998
67Learn to TurnGross, Barry2006
68All New Turning ProjectsRaffin, Richard2015
69Scrimshaw TechniquesStevens, Jim2008
70Woodturning Magic ProjectsSpringett, Dave2015
71Manual of Woody Landscape PlantsDirr, Michael1990
72Adding spice to your TurningsWest, Chris2017
73Creative WoodturnerMartin, Terry2014
74Woodturnings Projects, guide to shapesBaker, Mark1988
75Know your WoodHobbs, Harry1987
76Art of Segmented WoodTibbits, Malcom
77Multi-Axis TurningsDill, Barbara2018
78Faceplate TurningFine Woodworking1989
79Practical Woodturnings ProjectsAmerican Association of Woodturners2013
80Turning Salt and Pepper ShakersWest, Chris2011
81Intermediate Woodturning ProjectsWoodturning Mag1997
82More Finishes and FinishingFine Woodworking1997
83Tips + Tricks for the WoodturnerAmerican Association of Woodturners2021


Item #TitleAuthorDuration
18W.T. Fundamentals of SharpeningAAW111 min
108Instant GalleryAAW120 min
90Hand Thread ChasingBatty, Allan60 min
89Basic Pen TurningBaumbeck, Bill135 min
17Tool DemosBeall Tool Co.
7Precision Prep of ChiselsCharlesworth, D. 64 min
72Turn AroundClewes, Jimmy133 min
73Back to BasicsClewes, Jimmy120 min
74Turning the World, Vol. 1 NorwayClewes, Jimmy120 min
75Turning the World, Vol. 2 ScotlandClewes, Jimmy90 min
76Turning the World, Vol. 3 Las VegasClewes, Jimmy
77Turn it Up Vol. 1 Clewes, Jimmy
78Turn it Up Vol. 2 Clewes, Jimmy
79Turn it Up Vol. 3 Clewes, Jimmy120 min
80Turn it On Vol. 1Clewes, Jimmy120 min
81Turn it On Vol. 2Clewes, Jimmy120 min
82Turn it On Vol. 3Clewes, Jimmy121 min
11Small FormsCoates, Dustin
14Lidded ContainersCoates, Dustin
88Yo-Yo Turning (One Piece Design)Davidson, Ed120 min
96Sharpening DemystifiedDeHeer, Kirk102 min
50Mastering Your BandsawDuginske, Mark57 min
45Tips for Turners (Part 1)Ellsworth, David 
46Tips for Turners (Part 2)Ellsworth, David 
47Tips for Turners (Part 3)Ellsworth, David 
48Tools for Hollow TurningEllsworth, David 58 min
87Ellsworth Signature GougeEllsworth, David 72 min
3Turned Bowls Made EasyGrumbine, Bill 135 min
4Beyond the Basic BowlGrumbine, Bill 100 min
64Workshop projects (TV)Holtman, Alan80 min
58Woodworking Techniques (DIY TV)Hout, Dave
12JewelryIreland, Beth
15BoxesIreland, Beth
5Turning Outside the BoxIreland, Beth 88 min
30Bowl Basics the Easy Way (Disk 1 of 2)Jamieson, Lyle120 min
31Bowl Basics the Easy Way (Disk 2 of 2)Jamieson, Lyle120 min
84Bowl Basics (Disk 1 of 2)Jamieson, Lyle120 min
85Bowl Basics (Disk 2 of 2)Jamieson, Lyle120 min
105Indepth Hollowing The Easy WayJamieson, Lyle120 min
6Bowl Basics (2 Disk Set)Jamieson, Lyle 
49Hollow TurningJordan, John 120 min
26The Finial BoxKey, Ray50 min
27The Capsule BoxKey, Ray50 min
25The Basic BoxKey, Ray 49 min
22Turning Pens, Basics & Beyond (Vol 1)Kip & Rex
34Turning Pens (Vol 2)Kip & Rex38 min
43Turning Unusual MaterialsKlein, Bonnie 100 min
44Chatter Techniques & Coloring  Klein, Bonnie 80 min
104Making Threaded BoxesKline, Bonnie120 min
10TopsLacer, Alan
13Turned HandlesLacer, Alan
19Son of SkewLacer, Alan120 min
32The Skew Chisel  (Dark & Sweet Side)Lacer, Alan90 min
71W.T.  Shopmade tools & JigsLacer, Alan130 min
29Turning a Large FinealLowe, Phil
102Tools & TequniquesLucas, Glenn120 min
2From the Tree to the TableMahoney, Mike72 min
28On the McNaughton Center SaverMahoney, Mike50 min
62Woodworks (TV)Marks, David
61Woodworks (TV)-SharpeningMarks, David  
54Turning Wooden Hats Michelson, J. 
53Wet Turning With a  DifferenceMortimer, Stuart80 min 
33Striar JCC Exhibit, Sep-Oct ‘08MSSW Members
67Segmented Woodturning (R.I. Club)Nazarath, George85 min
57Turning Green WoodO’Donnell, M.78 min
9One Tool WonderOaks, Grahm
63Woodturning Workshop (PBS TV)PBS91 min
106Metal SpinningPenn State Industries120 min
91Beginners Guide to Pen MakingPenn State Industries43 min
107Surface DesignPho, Bihn 120 min
39WoodturningRaffan, Richard114 min
4012 ProjectsRaffan, Richard90 min
100Turnning BoxesRaffan, Richard120 min
98Christmas Ornaments #6Rex & Kip120 min
103Projects #6Rex & Kip120 min
16Xmas OrnamentsRosand, Robert
55Natural Edged BowlSams, Denver 60 min
41Making a PeppermillSokolowski, Ted110 min
101Metal InlaySokolowski, Ted110 min
20ProEdge Sharpening SystemSorby, Robert
21Eccentric Chuck ProjectsSorby, Robert
23Focus on Metal SpinningSorby, Robert32 min
24Decorative TechniquesSorby, Robert75 min
51Starting out WoodturningSorby, Robert
1Focus on Thread CuttingSorby, Robert 55 min
83Elliptical Turning, An IntroductionSpringett, David57 min
56Wood Turning WizardrySpringett, David
35Decorative Effects and ColoringStott, Chris
37Natural Edges and Hollow FormsStott, Chris
36Finishing for Wood TurnersStott, Chris 72 min
38Inlaid and Novelty BoxesStott, Chris 80 min
42Bowl TurningStubbs, Dell120 min
52Introduction To WoodturningTelson & Patton45 min
94Introduction to Segmented TurningTheobald, Curt85 min
95Segmented PatternsTheobald, Curt110 min
99Lessons in Segmented TurningTibbetts, Malcolm120 min
68Vol 1, Segmented WT Getting StartedTibbetts, Malcolm 1120 min
69Vol 2, Segmented WT Tips, Tricks, etc.Tibbetts, Malcolm 2120 min
70Vol 3, Segm'ted WT, Exploring PossibilitiesTibbetts, Malcolm 3120 min
92Vol 4, Segmented W.T. ProjectsTibbetts, Malcolm 4120 min
93Vol 5, More Segmented WT ProjectsTibbetts, Malcolm 5120 min
8International Turning Exchange 2006Various Artists33 min
65Hollow Form  (Hank’s Place Part 1)Vesery, J.
66Carving & Coloring  (Hank’s Place Part 2)Vesery, J.
86Twists & Advanced TurningWhite, Dennis 87 min
59Woodturning Workshop (PBS TV)Yoder, Tim
60Woodturning Workshop (PBS TV)Yoder, Tim