Class List for Summer 2018 Registration Opens May 26, 2018
Woodturning 101 — Introduction to Woodturning*
Learn about the fastest growing craft activity in the USA. Learn about wood lathe operation, tools, and safest turning techniques. Class includes extensive written materials, fun turning activities of increasing complexity and projects to take home. Skill Level: Beginning. Prerequisite: willingness to learn something new and fun. Textbook: A Lesson Plan for Woodturning sold in class $20. (6 weeks)
95501001 6:00-9:00pm M 6/25-7/30 Rodgers/Dahl PHEC 108 $119
Woodturning 201 — Basic Bowl Turning*
The next step in woodturning is learning about new tools and techniques used to turn wooden bowls. Discussion will include information on good design and multiple techniques for mounting and turning. Textbook: A Lesson Plan for Woodturning sold in class $20. Prerequisite: Woodturning — 101 or Instructor approval. (one full day - one hour lunch break)
95502001 9:00am -400pm W 7/30 Jakubowski PHEC 108, $36
Woodturning 405 — Hollow Forms
A two day seminar focusing on design and skills necessary for turning hollow forms. Learn by making a set of small vessels and then progress to a larger piece. Textbook: A Lesson Plan for Woodturning sold in class $20. Prerequisite: Woodturning 101 - or instructor approval. One hour lunch break.
95755001 9:00am-4:00pm T, W 7/17-7/18 Cobb 108, PHEC $108
Woodturning 501 — Three Projects in Three Days
We will spend three full days focusing on three unique projects developing different skills each day. First day: a thin stemmed goblet; second day: hollow forms; and third day: green bowls.
Prerequisite: Woodturning 101 — or Instructor approval. One hour lunch break.
95754001 9:00am-4:00pm T, W, TH 7/31-8/2 Cobb 108, PHEC $160
Woodturning — Sharpening Lathe Tools
Learn to set up a sharpening system, discover sharpening techniques and sharpen your own woodturning tools. Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and sharpening systems to evaluate and use, in each session. Learn to set up a system and use fixtures, jigs and hand sharpening techniques. (2 weeks).
95510001 6:00-9:00pm T 7/10-7/17 Freeze 108, PHEC $44
Woodturning — Professional Demo Night with Pizza
Back by popular demand! Come watch our professional staff turn projects in a casual atmosphere from 6-9pm. Techniques, skill and tools will be discussed while piece is completed. Pizza will be served during a break, $15 cash due to instructor at beginning of each class to cover class registration and food. Pay for only the sessions you attend. All levels welcome. (6 weeks)
95722001 6:00-9:00pm W 6/20-8/1 Staff 108, PHEC $15
Woodturning — Independent Projects Open Shop*
Come and work with expert coaches. Our vast selection of tools and accessories will allow you to undertake most project opportunities. Pay for only the sessions you attend. Prerequisite: Woodturning 101 or Instructor approval. (Number of weeks varies)
95508001 9:00am-12:00noon F 6/15-8/3 Staff PHEC 108 $15 per class
All Wood Turners — Diablo Woodworkers
A free demonstration and discussion group meeting monthly to learn and share their work and ideas. Professional demonstrations and show and tell are monthly activities. Skill Level: All Levels.
95500001 7:00-9:00pm TH 7/5, 8/2, Rodgers PHEC 108, Free!