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PM class- Woodturning II Turning Platters, Detail and Finishing

Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 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.

Materials & Books
Materials List: Provided in class.
Required books: None

Tuition: $450 per person
Studio & Materials Fee: $40
One time Registration Fee:  $45



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