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Beginning Turning with Hal Simmons 07/25/20

Beginning Turning with Hal Simmons 07/25/20
Highland Item # 993703

Price : $95.00
Our classes are suspended until further notice.

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Notice About our Woodworking Classes
As a commitment to serving you as safely as possible, Highland Woodworking has suspended the sign up for our classes until further notice. Once it's established that our classes can be held safely, we will resume sign ups at that time. Please check back to our website for updates. We look forward to offering our classes again soon.

Beginning Turning with Hal Simmons
Saturday, July 25, 2020, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Class Size: 8
Hands-On Workshop

Learn the basic concepts of woodturning, including lathe and tool safety, basic project design, tool selection, and basic techniques for cutting and shaping both side grain and end grain. Primary tools for this class include the spindle roughing gouge, the skew, the spindle gouge, the parting tool and the bedan. Students will spend part of the class learning to use each of the tools through guided practice and spend the latter part of the class using the techniques that were learned earlier in the day to create projects like finger tops, honey dippers, pestles, goblets, carvers mallet, etc. The focus of this class is spindle turning and does not cover bowl turning.

This class is appropriate for all skill levels. Tools and materials will be provided. You're welcome to bring your favorite turning tool or tools for use in class, or you can use the classroom tools.

Recommended reading: Woodturning - A Foundation Course by Keith Rowley

For your safety, when attending a hands-on class, be sure to wear closed toe footwear.

Highland Woodworking reserves the right to cancel any class. Full refunds will be issued in that event. Students withdrawing from a class must notify Highland Woodworking 10 or more days prior to the beginning of the class to receive full credit or refund. No refund or credit will be issued with less than 10 days' notice. For labor intensive or multiple day courses, we reserve the right to issue special refund stipulations which will be noted in the class advertisement at the time of posting.


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