Our most popular woodturning course, the Woodturning 101 Workshop is highly recommended for those who have little or no experience on a wood lathe. Also, we recommend this course for those who have spent significant time on the lathe yet are not proficient in sharpening and proper cutting techniques.
Topics to be covered:
Proper tool selection- which tool and why
Tool sharpening- basic theory and correct sharpening methods
Proper tool techniques- the "how and why" of making tools perform properly
Fundamentals of cutting- shearing versus scraping; which is best and when
Basic elements of design
Bead and Cove Stick
(Projects may vary due to time constraints)
Our workshop is located in beautiful Provo, Utah, just 40 minutes south of Salt Lake City.
Upon registering for a class, you are only charged a deposit to reserve your seat. 6 weeks prior to the class, you will be charged the remaining balance due. 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:
The workshop deposit is non-refundable. We reserve the right to cancel workshops up to 4 weeks prior to the class date. Full tuition and deposit will be refunded for a cancelled workshop. Please do not make airline reservations prior to this time as we do not reimburse for any travel expenses incurred.