Building on the introductory turning class, Turning I: Spindles, this class will cover the entire process of turning a bowl and you will gain a further understanding of faceplate turning and advanced bowl gouge skills. We'll start by preparing the stock from a block of wood, learn safe mounting procedures, outside bowl shaping, inside hollowing, sanding, and finishing. You will be able to leave the class with the skills needed to safely turn a bowl on your own.
All tools and materials are included.
Total class time is 5 hours and limited to one student.
Shortly after purchasing the class, you'll receive an email from us about scheduling.
This workshop requires that students first take Turning I: Spindles. This prerequisite class teaches the safe use and function of the lathe and other turning tools and the basic turning techniques. If you think you already have these skills and knowledge, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com to schedule private classes, request a change in scheduled classes, or request a refund.
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