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Introduction to Turning


  • Hew 2119 North Kerby Avenue Portland, OR, 97227 United States (map)

This weekend primer will cover the basics of turning on a wood lathe.  Through a series of quick projects, a honey dipper and wine stopper, students will learn the essential skills to begin turning.  Students will learn about the lathe, turning tools, sharpening, chucking methods and basic techniques to manipulate a turning blank.

This workshop will prepare students with a foundational skill set for future projects, their own designs, or to continue turning in long format courses.

Materials will be provided.  No experience necessary. Workshop is limited to four spots.

Instructor: Sterling Collins

Tuition: $250
Materials Fee: $30
TOTAL: $280

DATE// October 4, 5, & 6 / Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
TIME//
Friday: 6-9pm / Saturday: 9-4pm / Sunday: 9-4pm

Earlier Event: August 9
Spoon Carving Workshop
Later Event: October 18
Spoon Carving Workshop