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Wood turning for beginners
July 14, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm$60 - $70
This is an introduction to wood turning for anyone interested in using a wood lathe under the guidance of an experienced wood turner to gain an understanding of the process and get a feel for how it works. The class will cover safe operation of the wood lathe and you will get to experience first-hand how to turn a simple honey dipper to take home with you. This could be the start to the new hobby you are looking for or simply provide you with inspiration for your next project.
What You Will Learn
- Safe operation of a wood lathe
- Wood turning techniques
- How to make a honey dipper
Participants will get to take home their own honey dipper
Group activities: We are happy to accommodate group bookings and work with you to create a special event for your group
Workshops: Our scheduled workshops are listed in our calendar of events. Please feel free to put forward your suggestions and ideas for workshops or if you are interested in using our facilities to run your own workshop.
Project ideas – List of suggestions for projects you may like to do at our centre:
- Wooden bowls
- Timber 3D pictures
- Jigsaw puzzles
- And the list goes on and on
- Cushion covers
- Picture frames
- Leather belts, wallets, coasters, coolers