This introductory turning class teaches students the safe use and function of the lathe and other turning tools. Each student will learn the process of turning a spindle and will make either a carver's mallet, rolling pin, honey dippers or a candlestick holder.
After taking this class, students can continue on to Turning II: Bowls.
All tools and materials are included.
Total class time is 4 hours and limited to one student.
Shortly after purchasing the class, you'll receive an email from us about scheduling.
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Please arrive 15 minutes early.
Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$7/day, cash only. We recommend the lots on Pico Blvd just East of Wall St. Drive up the ramp and an attendant will direct you to a space. Myrtle Ave has 10-hour, metered parking for $4/day and the meters accept credit cards. Street parking is free in most street spaces after 6pm and on Sundays, just be sure to check the signs.
What to Wear
Please wear comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes. Boots or sneakers are fine and long pants are preferable. Do not wear loose or baggy clothing and please tie back long hair. No dangly jewelry. Please note, this is a woodshop with no AC. You can expect to get sweaty and dusty. Woodworking is hard work!
Gift certificates are available. If you would like to gift this class, purchase Woodworking Bucks for the total cost of the class.
Refund and Transfer Policy
Private classes can be refunded up to one month in advance of the class, minus a $50 registration fee. We require two week's advance notice to reschedule a private class, and we are only able to accommodate one change request. There are no refunds or rescheduling for private classes that are scheduled and not attended. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule private classes, request a change in scheduled classes, or request a refund.
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