Basic Lathe Turning

Class # SPI-604

Basic Lathe Turning

Attain New Skills and Develop Command of the Lathe! Pure woodworking entertainment for twenty-four lab hours. This experience is for the beginner through the amateur. Trainers will assist you from sharpening lathe tools to spindle and faceplate turning techniques. Then learn about safe finishes for woodenware.

Class Overview:
Making Woodenware for the Kitchen, Dining Room and Office

The following are specific woodworking technologies presented.

  • Preparing stock for lamination
  • Mounting stock for face plate turning
  • Learning lathe tool sharpening
  • Acquiring experience in scraping versus shearing lathe tool methods
  • Developing spindle to spindle turning techniques
  • Experiencing center finding and boring for hollow core turning
  • Finishing on a lathe
Age Restrictions
Class for AGES 12 and UP or School’s Permission
A certificate is awarded upon class completion

NO prerequisites; NO background in woodworking needed; and NO materials or tools needed.

Class Time and Information
The class takes twenty-four hours in eight hour blocks of time over a three day period. Days and times may be altered depending on the circumstances.
Course # Course Title Tuition Lab Fee Material Fee Total Hours
SPI-604 Basic Lathe Turning $625 $100 $35 $760 24

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