Introduction To Woodturning


Nov 08 - 12 2021


Florida School of Woodwork
1609 N Franklin St Tampa, FL 33602

Open to new turners, as well as those of all skill levels who would like to break bad turning habits and fortify their skill base.

Taught by renowned turner Peggy Schmid you will have a fun week making small gifts for those you love.

This is a hands-on class.  Every student has their own brand new lathe (Jet Midi 1220) with a set of gouges.  Instruction covers everything from wood selection to finishing – so don’t worry if this is new to you.

This class is perfect for the beginner who is curious about learning how to use the lathe and is also very good for those who have been turning for a bit and want to add finesse and more technique to their skill base.

Some of the things you will learn about include how to:

Set up your lathe
Mount wood on to the chuck
Sharpen and use gouges

More importantly, you will make many of the following:

Christmas decoration
Rolling Pin
Flower Vase
Small bowl
Small plate


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