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Fundamentals of Woodturning for Teens

September 10 at 9:00 am - September 11 at 4:00 pm

Instructor: Dennis Fuge

Ages 13-17

Learn all the fundamentals of woodturning and understand the capabilities of a lathe and the wonderful items that can be turned very quickly. Dennis will discuss the basics of both spindle and bowl turning. The discussions will include lathes, tools, sharpening, safety, body and hand positioning, the best cuts to use, wood selection, sanding and finishing. You will learn to make useful items like a spinning top and bottle opener. You will also learn how to take wet wood, turn a bowl, season it and then return it to the lathe when it is dry to make a small bowl.

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Location: Peters Valley School of Craft

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