Turning for Furniture Makers


Instructor: Lonnie Bird

Class Dates:  September 7-9, 2017

Cost:  $695

Status: Only 1 space left Register

 

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Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Tool selection and sharpening
  • Producing a shearing cut with the skew and gouge
  • Taming the skew
  • Sharpening lathe tools
  • Turning a variety of shapes

Have you ever noticed that many pieces of fine furniture feature turnings–such as table legs, bed posts, and decorative finials for casework? Learning to turn opens a whole new realm of woodworking possibilities. Despite what you may have heard, turning is not that difficult, and in this three-day course we’ll cover the techniques that you’ll need to add turning to your next project. To maximize practice time, each student will have his or her own lathe.

Note: The shop is air conditioned for your comfort!

Prerequisite: None

“Thanks for a great turning course!”–Mitch L., KY

Register for the Turning for Furniture Makers Class