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Turn a Bowl

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

Learn to make a simple wooden bowl on a lathe in this weekend+ workshop. Safe use of the lathe will be emphasized as students learn about the lathe, tools, and basic bowl turning techniques. Students will turn - rough out, shape, sand, and finish - a bowl to take home and use. Students are provided with personal safety equipment, a dedicated lathe and use of tools during the workshop.

This weekend primer will cover the basics of turning a bowl on a wood lathe.  Students will learn the essential skills required to turn bowls - allowing students to continue with the craft and learn more advanced techniques.  Students will learn about the lathe, turning tools, sharpening, chucking methods and basic techniques to manipulate a turning blank.

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

Instructor: Sterling Collins

Tuition: $250
Materials Fee: $40
TOTAL: $290

DATE// November 1, 2, 3 / Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Friday: 6-9pm / Saturday: 9-4pm / Sunday: 9-4pm

Earlier Event: October 18
Spoon Carving Workshop
Later Event: November 8
Portland Handweavers Guild Fall Sale