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Lathe Turning: The Wooden Bowl

Course Overview

The wooden bowl is a reflection of both utility and beauty - an inspiring craft form to experience. Explore the grains of northern birch as you learn detailed lathe handling and turning techniques to turn a wooden bowl on the electric lathe. From tree to bowl, working with fresh cut wood, learn how to identify the best parts of a tree for a bowl blank and how to orient stock for the best grain patterns to match the outcomes you desire. To ensure longevity and finishing of the bowl, drying techniques will also be covered. Take home a traditional utility bowl for the kitchen as well as an artistic form for the coffee table. Your materials fee includes all wood for projects plus the use of individual lathes and set of tools.

Dates

Tue, Apr 25th, 2017  –  Thu, Apr 27th, 2017

Course Details

Length: 3 Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: na
Registration Cost: $325.00
Includes materials fee of $40.00

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

Waiting List

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