Wood Lathe Turning Class – Bowls, Platters or Plates
Transform wood into useful art and create the project of your choice. Experience the thrill of wood turning by learning the basic principles of safety, tool types, cutting techniques, and tool sharpening. Explore face plate and chuck techniques to mount wood to the lathe and general lathe operation. The focus will be on safety and FUN. Please bring safety glasses. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Long hair must be tied back or confined in a hat. Pre-made blocks will be available to purchase from instructor at first class, or bring a blank approx. 8” square and 6’ thick, the blank should not be pressure treated or cedar, hardwood preferred. Previous participants can add to their skills in these classes.