Woodturning Fundamentals

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Location: NWTC Artisan and Business Center
1417 Cedar St
Green Bay, WI 54302
Room: AC105 - Woodturning Studio

Delight in the captivating handicraft of woodturning! We encourage you to join our exceptional woodturning instructors in learning to develop a solid, hands-on, foundational education in woodturning, no experience required! Students will learn about the basic equipment, specific tools, and techniques used in woodturning while turning their first samples. With a focus on lathe safety, supply and tool selection, cutting techniques, and tool sharpening skills, instructors will walk you through the steps to rough turn square stock, form a tenon, and cut grooves, beads, and coves to create spindle-turned projects.
Bring your ideas and creativity, an impact-resistant face shield (shared classroom shields are also available for use), and closed-toe shoes.
Open to all skill levels.

You’ll love this class if you want to learn techniques for:

  • Identifying wood grain orientation before woodturning
  • Selecting suitable woodturning tools and proper tool presentation when turning
  • Spindle Turning
  • Safe use of a wood lathe
  • Reading the turned surface for self-evaluation while working
  • Understanding correct technique

In this class you’ll have the opportunity to use the following equipment and materials:

  • Pre-selected wood
  • Cutting tools such as parting tool, spindle roughing gouge, spindle gouge
  • Lathe
$160.00 / person
Location: 1417 Cedar St - Room: AC105 – Woodturning Studio
Latitude: 44.5105849
Longitude: -87.991446
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