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3 Days
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Lathe Turning: The Wooden Bowl

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 safe lathe operation and turning techniques to turn a wooden bowl on the electric lathe. From tree to bowl, working with fresh cut wood, learn…
Wed, Feb 19th, 2020  –  Fri, Feb 21st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
Sat, Feb 22nd, 2020  –  Mon, Feb 24th, 2020
9am-5pm
4 Days
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Old World Ale Bowls: Pole and Power Lathe Turning

Learn to turn on both power and pole lathes and explore the historical continuum of bowl turning in this unique course offering. Students will move back and forth between the foot-powered pole lathe and modern electric lathe to delve deeply into a study of old world Norwegian ale bowls. This…
Thu, Nov 14th, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 17th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Roger Abrahamson
3 Days
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Turning on the Pole Lathe: Open Session

Turning wood on a pole lathe—a wonderfully simple hand built machine that needs only your leg and a wooden pole to power it—is a challenging and empowering experience. Your whole body must work together to make a useable bowl or cup. During this three-day tutorial students of all levels will…
Fri, Nov 1st, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jarrod Dahl
3 Days
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Turning the Wooden Bowl: Women & Non-Binary Session

Come and make wood shavings fly as you learn how to create wooden bowls on the electric lathe. Students will explore the form and function of this age-old craft while learning about lathe use and terminology. Paper birch from the North Shore will be used for the bowl blanks. Examples…
Tue, Feb 25th, 2020  –  Thu, Feb 27th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructors: Angela Robins, Jess Hirsch