This intermediate level Wooturning 201 Workshop is ideal for those who want to further advance their overall woodturning skills and learn advanced techniques. The emphasis of this workshop to help students learn more advanced tooling techniques while working on more challenging projects. Proper tool use, tool techniques and sharpening are constantly emphasized during the class. Due to the more advanced level of the projects and techniques to be covered in this class, we recommend that interested students be proficient in basic tool use and tooling techniques. We highly recommend that students attend a Woodturning 101 Workshop prior to participating in this workshop.
Topics to be covered:
Advanced tool techniques- variations on cutting techniques for optimum results
Tool sharpening- proper techniques used to create standard and custom grinds
Elements of design- exploring the fundamentals of form, function and design
Woodturning mastery- improving overall speed, technique and methods
Basic elements of design
Projects: (May vary due to time constraints)
Natural edge bowls
Inlay lidded boxes including thread cutting
Kirk DeHeer, a long time workshop assistant and now resident instructor, Kirk DeHeer has an extensive knowledge of woodturning tools, equipment and turning techniques that will enhance any woodturner’s ability level. A very popular and personable instructor, Kirk emphasizes fundamentals including sharpening and tool techniques giving students a firm foundation upon which to improve.
Our workshop is located in beautiful Provo, Utah, just 40 minutes south of Salt Lake City.
Upon registering for a class, we will send you a packet containing helpful information when planning your trip, including hotels near us and other fun things to do during your visit to Utah.
In the event of cancellation:
We reserve the right to cancel workshops up to 4 weeks prior to the class date. In the event of a workshop cancellation, full tuition will be refunded. Please do not make airline reservations more than 4 weeks prior to the first day of class as we do not reimburse for any travel expenses incurred.
Cancellations less than 6 weeks prior to the start of class will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.