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From selecting materials and tools to applying finishes and shellacs, this handy guidebook provides complete instructions for creating sixteen unique toy tops.


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  • Economical and simple to produce, each project includes step-by-step photographs and many can be made without a lathe. Designs include a top that flips over, the classic dreidel, and the amazing Benham s top that produces colours when spun, despite being painted black and white. Quick and fun, these projects appeal to woodworkers and toymakers alike.

        Michael Cullen


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