870-585-2555 [email protected]
July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am – July 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Arkansas Craft School
101 North Peabody Avenue
Mountain View, Arkansas, 72560
United States
Arkansas Craft School

Woodturning is an exciting craft from which objects both useful and exceptionally beautiful can be created. The finished products are often expressive art forms, and pleasing results can quickly be achieved by beginners as well. The variety of things you can create on a lathe with a minimal amount of time and money is limited only by your imagination. This workshop will focus on the basics of woodturning. It will cover the equipment, the lathe, the tools their selection and sharpening, and wood choices. Students will try their hands at both spindle turning and bowl turning. This workshop will also provide a chapter on Woodturning Safety 101, designed to keep the practitioner mindful and safe, eliminating the likelihood of injuries. Safe practices add to the confidence and pleasure you’ll have in learning this great craft. Students will come away with the firm foundation needed to begin turning wood safely.