Embellishment for Woodturning

Embellishment for Turning

February 9 and 16, 2020
9 am – 4 pm

Make a Simple Turning Stand Out

Goal: Students will learn how to use different burning, texturing, carving and coloring techniques in order to give a simple turning higher visual appeal.

In this class you will learn:

  • To visualize a project in order to plan ahead.
  • The advantages of using alternative methods for mounting wood on the lathe.
  • Pros and cons of using power or hand tools
  • To use and sharpen hand carving gouges
  • To use rotary tools to easily apply texture
  • To identify grain direction in order to achieve optimal cuts  
  • To layout pleasing lines for embellishing.
  • To use color to highlight carved or textured areas


At the end teacher and students will discus and critique the pieces made during this class.