Learn to turn! Basic course wood turning
Wood turning is incredibly fun to do. Especially if your technique is well mastered, it becomes more fun every day! In this basic course wood turning you learn in 8 evenings all the basic techniques of wood turning, the cutting way. How do I get my piece round? Which chisel do I use and why? How do I sharpen my chisels? Wet wood or dry wood? What is a safe speed? Which wood do I use for what? What is a good lathe? Sanding? At the end of the course you take your work piece home.
For starting wood turners, this two- day course is a nice start to further expand their hobby.
For this basic course wood turning no experience is needed. Some experience with wood working is a pre but not necessary.
Attention will be paid to:
• selecting, using and sharpening the right tool
• wood – selecting, sawing and drying
• the turning
• how to reach the most beautiful finish
In a small group you learn to turn from an experienced wood turner and demonstrator. On the best lathes in the market. Robust, Killinger, Oneway, Vicmarc and Stratos.
May 2th an 3th 2023 (9.30 – 17.30). Coffee / tea, the wood and the use of tools are included in the price.
The course is given in Nieuw-Wehl (Doetinchem). Can also be reached by train.