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Bowl Turning Workshop
August 27 @ 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 5 hour 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 desired outcomes.
Safely and effectively mounting the bowl to the lathe.
Proper bowl-turning techniques
Selecting the right tools
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, is provided; however, you’re welcome to bring your own.
Pre-requisite: Attendee must have Wood Turing Badge
About the Instructor:
Kurt Miller has been a professional woodworker for 35 years and has a high amount of experience in woodturning. From spindle work making candle sticks to high-end furniture. His lathe work includes small kitchen bowls covered urns, and complicated art pieces. Kurt can get you to the point of turning out what you want.