Craft Supplies USA 2-Day Richard Findley Signature Workshop May 7-8, 2018
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    2-Day Richard Findley Signature Workshop May 7-8, 2018 (Deposit Only)

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    Our price: $165.00

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    Special Notes:

    • Price shown is deposit only. Total workshop price is $329.
      Richard Findley is a production turner based in Leicestershire in the UK. His background is in woodworking, coming from a long line of professional woodworkers.
      It is the variety of work that he enjoys, undertaking commissions from one off prototypes to large production runs, turning for furniture makers, restorers, architects, designers and joiners. His work is mainly based in the UK, but his growing reputation for making the highest quality turned work has earned him commissions for items that have gone to the US, Canada and Australia.
      Richard can be followed on popular social networks including Instagram where he has over 40,000 followers who enjoy viewing regular postings of his daily work activities.
      Richard is a well known and popular demonstrator, having written more than 75 articles for the UK Woodturning Magazine and having demonstrated all over the UK, Ireland and at AAW Symposiums in the USA.
      To learn more about Richard Findley, visit http://www.turnersworkshop.co.uk/
      Or you may visit him on Instagram, @richard_findley

      Workshop Information
      This 2-day workshop at Craft Supplies USA is aimed at turners with some turning experience, who wish to improve their spindle turning skills. The class will begin with the basics of spindle turning, turning common shapes and the use of tools with emphasis on skew chisel work. As the class progresses topics including sharpening, techniques of faceplate work and producing multiple matching items will be covered.

      The second day will see students design and make a matching pair of candlesticks using the learned techniques.

      Topics to be covered:
    • Tool selection
    • Tool sharpening
    • Spindle turning techniques
    • Skew chisel work
    • Faceplate turning techniques ie: for bases or plinths rather than bowls
    • Copy turning

    • Projects: (May vary due to time constraints)
    • Matching pair of candle sticks designed and made by the student


    • 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.