Wood Turning Seminars

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Intro to Bowl Turning

A one day class designed to teach the basics of cross-grain woodturning. Students end the day with a finished bowl turned from dry wood. The class will cover safety, safety equipment, turning tools and lathes, work holding, design, basic cross-grain turning, shaping on the lathe, hollowing, reverse chucking and finishing. Woodturning tools will include traditional gouges as well as newer carbide tipped tools.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

9 AM to 4 PM with a one-hour break for lunch.

Price: $185 price includes materials

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Beginner and Intermediate Woodturning

Intro to Spindle Turning

A one day class designed to teach the basics of spindle turning. Students will end the day with a selection of finished bottle stoppers, small kitchen tools or other spindle projects. The class will cover safety, safety equipment, turning tools and lathes, work holding, design, basic spindle turning, shaping on the lathe and finishing. Spindle projects can include pizza cutters screwdrivers, ornaments, candle-holders, tool handles etc. Woodturning tools will include traditional gouges as well as the newer carbide tipped tools.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

9 AM to 4 PM with a one-hour break for lunch.

Price: $185

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Pens and Stoppers

Learn the essentials of spindle turning and make a pen and a bottle stopper.

Prerequisite: None. No experience necessary.

Saturday, June 1, 2024

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Price: $125 price includes materials

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Intermediate Segmented Wood Turning

October 14, 21 and 28, 2023
Saturdays, 9am – 4pm, with a break for lunch

This class assumes that each student has a basic understanding of the segmenting process. By completing the class project, each student will learn a number of new techniques and leave with a finished segmented vase.

Skills include:
  • Making a project in multiple parts.
  • Making an alternate type of bottom.
  • Making a feature ring.
  • Making thin rings.

All projects wood will be provided. Turning tools will also be provided if you do not have your own. Bring your own personal protection equipment.

Prerequisites:

Completion of  Introduction to Segmented Woodturning, or have a basic understanding of the segmenting process.

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