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2.25 Days
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Artistic Bark-Edged Wooden Bowl Tutorial

This tutorial is intended for students with some experience with bowl turning on an electric lathe, and who want to learn more advanced woodturning methods. We will explore turning asymmetrical forms from bark-edged bowls to unusual end-grain pieces and burls. The tutorial will include selection of wood, cutting of bowl…
Thu, Jul 25th, 2019  –  Sat, Jul 27th, 2019
Instructor: Lou Pignolet
Thu, Aug 1st, 2019  –  Sat, Aug 3rd, 2019
Instructor: Lou Pignolet
Thu, Aug 8th, 2019  –  Sat, Aug 10th, 2019
Instructor: Lou Pignolet
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…
Tue, Mar 26th, 2019  –  Thu, Mar 28th, 2019
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 to 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.…
Thu, Nov 14th, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 17th, 2019
Instructor: Roger Abrahamson
3 Days
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Turning on the Pole Lathe: Open Session

In this three-day tutorial open to students of all levels, participants will be guided through the process of turning wood on a pole lathe according to their skill levels and personal goals. We’ll cover both the basics and more advanced techniques. Starting with open form bowls, the class will move…
Fri, Nov 1st, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2019
Instructor: Jarrod Dahl
3 days
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Turning the Wooden Bowl: Women’s 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…
Fri, Mar 29th, 2019  –  Sun, Mar 31st, 2019
Instructors: Angela Robins, Jess Hirsch
3 Days
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Windsor Kitchen Stool: On the Lathe

This course is an overview of Windsor design and construction. Explore the origins and history of Windsor stools and chairs along with the traditional methods and tools used to construct them. Students will learn how to select appropriate materials, split green wood for legs and stretchers, and sculpt a seat…
Fri, Mar 1st, 2019  –  Sun, Mar 3rd, 2019
Instructor: John Beltman