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Bowl Turning – Wood Lathe

March 18 @ 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Pre-requisite: Attendee must have Wood Turing Badge

The wooden bowl is a reflection of both utility and beauty—an inspiring craft form to experience. This class introduces to the grains of wood as you learn the safe operation and techniques needed to turn wooden bowls on an electric lathe.

What you’ll learn:

How to identify the best parts of a tree for a bowl blank.

How to orient stock for the best grain patterns to match the outcomes you desire.

Safely and effectively mounting the bowl to the lathe.

Proper bowl turning techniques

Selecting the right tools

General safety

Please Note:

Workshop attendees will need to be properly outfitted to attend this course. This includes: closed toed shoes, no loose clothing or accessories, and hair tied back.

Safety equipment including protective glasses and hearing protection are provided, however, you’re welcome to bring your own as well.

Pre-requisite: Attendee must have Wood Turing Badge

About the Instructor:

Barry Kane has been a woodworker for more than 50 years.  He is skilled at joinery which is displayed prominently in the Craftsman and Prairie-style furniture he has made in the past for his friends and family.  He is also skilled at making cabinets and other items out of wood.  Most recently he has been turning bowls, vases and lampshades from wood on the lathe.

What you learn and how to orient stock for the best grain patterns to match the outcomes you desire.  Although you may not walk away with that perfect bowl, our aim is to produce a small planter by the end of class.


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2879 All Trades Rd
Santa Fe, 87507 United States
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