Craft Supplies USA 5-Day Signature Workshop with Nick Agar May 15-19, 2017 (Deposit Only)

Craft Supplies USA 5-Day Signature Workshop with Nick Agar May 15-19, 2017 (Deposit Only)

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    Nick Agar, England, has inspired many woodturners with his work and has traveled across the world to demonstrate and teach his skills. In the USA, Nick has been a main demonstrator at the AAW and Utah symposiums. Inspired by organic forms, pottery, and his natural surroundings, he specializes in hollow forms, large diameter work, and surface enhancement. He is renowned for his wall sculptures in particular. His award-winning work often incorporates carving, coloring with dyes, texturing and wood burning. With more than 25 years experience he has a great understanding of his medium.

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    Projects & Skills Taught in This Workshop

    Projects: (may vary due to time restraints)
  • Turn a wet/green wood bowl held by a spigot
  • Turn a wet/green wood platter held by a recess
  • Turn and decorate a bowl using metalizing techniques plus color with stains, etc.
  • Textured bowl using spiraling tools, punches and colored waxes plus stains
  • Round bottomed bowl with three legs of different length
  • A small wall plaque
  • Decorative platter/rim design mandalas
  • Decorative pendants and box lids
  • Deconstructed and then reconstructed bowls and wall plaques
  • End grain Hollow form

  • Skills:
  • Tools sharpening both free hand and jig based
  • Tool selection
  • Correct techniques- pull cut/push cut/shear cut
  • Tool control, tool holding and stance at the lathe
  • Finishing
  • Timber selection- choosing the right wood for the right job
  • Chucking/work holding
  • Texture tools
  • Spindle work
  • Carving on wood for texture
  • Burning/scorching/pyrography
  • Coloring
  • Inspiration for your work
  • Discussion on form and shape

  • Registration information:
    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.