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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…
Fri, Jan 22nd, 2021  –  Sun, Jan 24th, 2021
9am-5pm
Fri, Feb 5th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 7th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
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…
Sun, Nov 15th, 2020  –  Wed, Nov 18th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Roger Abrahamson
0.25 Days
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Pole Lathe: An Introductory Webinar

The foot-powered spring pole lathe is an important tool in the history of European and Scandinavian wooden material culture. Turned wooden bowls, cups, and plates were the main tableware from at least Viking times until the 19th century. The pole lathe was developed from archetypal strap and bow lathes whose…
Tue, Nov 10th, 2020
6:30pm-8:30pm CST
Instructor: Jarrod Dahl
3 Days
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Turning the Wooden Bowl: Marginalized Genders 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 and…
Thu, Jan 28th, 2021  –  Sat, Jan 30th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jess Hirsch