Basic Woodturning

Build a solid foundation of Woodturning skills, in one weekend


Date(s):1/18-1/19
2020
2/22-2/23
2020
3/14-3/15
2020
4/18-4/19
2020
Time:Sat/Sun
9:30am-5pm
Sat/Sun
9:30am-5pm
Sat/Sun
9:30am-5pm
Sat/Sun
9:30am-5pm
Course
Code
:
CCA011820 CCA022220 CCA031420CCA041820

Click on Course Code (above) to enroll

Course Fee: $375 (new/reduced fee for 2020!)

Instructor: Corey Anderson

Class Description: This is a beginning turning class to be offered in a weekend format. This class will cover much of the same material as the six- night class but because of time constraints we will not be able to cover as much material in as much depth. This class will cover Spindle turning, Bowl turning, basic lathe use, Safety and sharpening. Students will have the opportunity to make a number of Spindle and Faceplate projects during the weekend including a mallet, a bowl and a small plate. This a great introduction to the fascinating craft of woodturning.

Skill Development:

  • Essential elements of the Lathe
  • The Three essential elements of woodturning
  • Mounting a piece of wood for Spindle turning
  • The Four essential tools for Spindle turning
    • Spindle Roughing Gouge
    • Skew Gouge
    • Spindle Gouge
    • Parting Tool Gouge
  • Sanding and finishing on the Lathe
  • Tool Sharpening free hand and fixtures
  • Mounting a piece of wood with a Faceplate
  • The Two essential tools for Faceplate turning
    • Bowl Gouge
    • Scrapers

Class Size: 3 – 6 students

Online Enrollment: Just click on the Course Code (above) of the session in which you wish to enroll; our standard class Policies apply. For sessions without a Course Code link (i.e. works-in-progress), please send email to classes@cuwoodshop.com and include the Course Code (or date and time) of the class that you wish to take. We will make sure that you are enrolled in the class!

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