Introduction to Spindle Turning
Instructor: Charles Simmons
Learn how to turn a fantastic table leg! This course will provide the basis for the ability to make a wide range of projects, such as furniture legs, knobs and lamps. Basic technical skills for lathe tool use will be explained, with gouge and skew use being the focus.
This is not a bowl class! It will teach using the lathe for anything between centers. You will learn basic tool use, mounting on the lathe, cutting coves, curves and v-cuts. Elements of design will also be discussed. The price for this class includes all materials.
Date of the class: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time of the class: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maximum number of students: 8
Minimum number of students: 1
Age range: 15 to geezers
Prerequisites: none – this class is for beginning
Location: The Folk School Shop
Cost: $44 (members); $66 (non-members)
To Register: Please fill out the Class Registration Form below and click on the “Submit” button. This will take you to the Payment page, where you can complete your registration through PayPal (or you may send a check by mail).
Class is full, please contact us if you are interested in another session of this class at a later date.
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