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Introduction to Turning with Beth Ireland

August 27 - August 31 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $750

This class is an introduction to the art of woodturning. This class will benefit furniture makers, artists, sculptors and wood lovers. Whether you are a beginner, or even if you have been turning for a while this class will provide a fun safe atmosphere to develop and improve your wood turning skills.  You will have your own lathe and plenty of hands on time to work on a wide range of projects.  You will focus on three areas of wood turning – Spindle (handles, wine stoppers, rolling pins), Face work (bowls, platters, plates), and Endgrain (bowls, boxes, goblets).

Open to All

What You Will Learn:
In this hands-on class, you will learn about wood selection, tool sharpening, chucking techniques as well as  the techniques of spindle, end grain and faceplate turning
while creating useable objects such as tools, small vessels and a bowl. There will be an enfaces on sharpening, proper tool use, and woodturning safety and
machinery maintenance.  You will also learn detailed methods for  sanding and finishing your projects

Tools Needed:

Materials & Books
Materials List: Included in the cost of the class
Required books: None

Tuition: $750 per person
Studio & Materials Fee: $30
Non-Refundable Registration Fee:  $45 if this is your first time registering.

What’s Next: Turning II


Base Cost


10 available
Learn to Turn$750.00
10 available
Learn to Turn Installment Plan$194.00


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