Nov 3 2020 - Nov 24 2020 (4 Sessions)
This class covers the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It covers techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter over the four nights.
Sharpening Woodturning Tools
Oct 26 2020 or Nov 9 2020
This class covers the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools. Included is the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment. Students are encouraged to bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.
Basic Pen Turning
Nov 16 2020
This class covers the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly. Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students take home two completed pens.
Natural Edge Bowl
Nov 18 2020
This class covers the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.
Note: Woodturning classes have moved to afternoons (from evenings) in keeping with Peterborough Square operating hours during Covid-19.