Workshop Doug Schneiter Signature Course July 15-19, 2019

Workshop Doug Schneiter Signature Course July 15-19, 2019

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    Doug Schneiter, Colorado
    A long time professional woodturner and retired woodshop teacher, Doug Schneiter has been a popular demonstrator at regional and national woodturning symposiums for many years. For many years, Doug focused primarily on hollow forms and turnings that incorporate natural voids and imperfections in the wood to enhance the piece.
    In recent years, Doug’s focus has been on creating basket weave designs on bowls, platters and hollow forms. In this Signature Class, Doug will teach students techniques he uses to create Basket Illusion designs by combining woodburning, coloring dyes and turning techniques to create his beautiful basket weave pieces. While the focus of the class will be on the basket weave process, fundamentals including proper tool technique, sharpening and improving each students overall skill set.

    Projects: (may vary due to time restraints)
  • Turn a shallow ribbed bowl then wood burn and color to create a basket weave appearance
  • Turn a small hollow form using hollow turning tools and techniques
  • Wood burn and color the exterior of the hollow form to give a basket weave appearance
  • Turn a ribbed wall platter and create a basket weave appearance using wood burn and coloring

  • Skills:
  • Tool selection- picking the right tool for the work to be done
  • Proper tool techniques that produce maximum results
  • Hollow form turning techniques
  • Techniques for cutting small "ribs" on bowls basket weave decorating
  • Coloring with inks and dyes
  • Wood burning techniques, choosing the right burner and line values
  • Chucking and remounting work on the lathe
  • Wood selection and preparation for creating Basket Illusion pieces
  • Finding inspiration for your work

  • Registration information:
    Our Dale L. Nish School of Woodturning facility 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. At that time, we will send you an email containing our Workshop Guide in PDF format to assist you in planning your visit to Utah. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

    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.
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