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Woodturning II Turning Platters, Detail and Finishing

Apr 29, 2019 - May 3, 2019 | 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.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Materials & Books
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″][/one_fifth]Materials List: Provided in class.
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]Required books: None

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Fees:[/one_fifth]

[one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tuition: $750 per person
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] Studio & Materials Fee: $40
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]One time Registration Fee:  $45

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.


10 available
Woodturning Platters April Lopez$750.00


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