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Woodturning II Turning Platters, Detail and Finishing
April 29 - May 3 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WoodTurning II – Platters
Woodturning is a great hobby and it has a short learning curve, the skills last a lifetime, and you get to make wood chips fly! In this second class in the turning program you will acquire the skills and techniques required to turn unique gallery-quality platters.
Adding Detail & Finess to your Work
This class is will teach you how to advance your turning skills in a safe, encouraging environment. Each student has their own Jet Midi Lathe and there is plenty of hands on time while you work on a wide range of projects.
As we extend your skill set we will focus specifically on platter work. Some of the things we will cover include:
- Turning traditional, modified rolled-rim, and laminated platters
- Learning a variety of options for bases, including multi-axis, three-footed, and traditional
- Exploring embellishment techniques, such as spiraling, texturing, and beading
We will also work on tool and body position and design strategies.
Designed for intermediate students; recent turning experience is required.
This class qualifies for the no interest Flex Pay program which lets you pay tuition over 6-12 months. Click here for the sign up form.