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Basic Woodturning

  • Larry's Shop 4621 John Luhr Road Northeast Olympia, WA, 98516 United States (map)

Cost: $125

Date: Apr. 4thMay 9thJune 13 , Sept 12Oct 10Nov 21
Time8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Instructor Larry Miller

Skill level: No experience required
Materials provided by student:  None needed, may bring turning tools and safety gear of use instructors.

Description: Class will cover basic lathe operation, safety, proper use of lathe tools, tool sharpening, how to prepare wood for turning, mounting techniques, and finishing.  This is a hands on class where students will turn a wooden carving mallet and a small bowl, both of which they’ll take home after the class.  For students interested in acquiring their own lathe or tools, the instructor will provide them with a catalog and go over different lathe options and tips on how to acquire equipment at reduced costs.

To register go to arbutusfolkschool.org

 Larry’s shop, not at Arbutus Folk School.