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Intro To Turning and Bowl Making

May 3-May 7 | 9:00 am-4:30 pm $750
wooden bowls

Meet Your Instructor 

Peggy Schmid

Instructor Peggy Schmid standing by her woodturning art

An Intro to Turning & Bowl Making

A wonderful opportunity to learn to turn on a lathe with a great instructor in a comfortably paced class. Open to new turners, as well as those of all skill levels who would like to break bad turning habits and fortify their skill base.

Taught by renowned turner Peggy Schmid you will have a fun week making beautiful bowls as well as skill-building projects such as platters.

This is a hands-on class.  Every student has their own brand new lathe (Jet Midi 1220) with a set of gouges.  Instruction covers everything from wood selection to finishing – so don’t worry if this is new to you.

This class is perfect for the beginner who is curious about learning how to use the lathe and is also very good for those who have been turning for a bit and want to add finesse and more technique to their skill base.

Some of the things you will learn about include:

  • how the wood is cut from the tree
  • how to cut the blank rounds  and mount wood on to the chuck
  • Sharpen and use gouges

More importantly, you will make bowls of different sizes and styles such as side grain and end grain.  If time permits, we may be able to touch on various embellishment techniques.

Tools Needed:  If you have turning tools please bring them, if not the School provides a standing set of tools for each student.

Materials & Books Needed: Materials provided

Fees:
Tuition: $700 per person
Studio & Materials Fee:  $50
One time  Registration Fee: $45

Details

Start:
May 3 @ 9:00 am
End:
May 7 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
$750
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