101 North Peabody Avenue
Mountain View, Arkansas, 72560
This three day course is for the novice wood turner who is interested in learning the beautiful art of creating turned wooden pieces. This workshop will focus on the basics of woodturning, covering the equipment, lathe and tools, as well as their selection, sharpening, and wood choices. 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. 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. Students in this course are invited to utilize studio passes to access the ACS’s beautiful wood turning studio as needed during the course to continue their work and learning.