|Mt Diablo Adult Education One Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 (925) 937-1530||
Class List for Summer 2019 Registration Now Open for classes
Woodturning 101 — Introduction to Woodturning
Learn the fastest growing craft activity in the USA. Class includes wood lathe operation, tools, safest turning techniques. And 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. (10 weeks)
95501001 6:00-9:00pm T
6/4-8/6 Graham, 108, PHEC $178
Woodturning 150 — Advanced Beginners Workshop*
More project-based training in the basic of woodturning, project will build skills while creating new and interesting items. Work on specific skills or tool usage. Projects are listed in the appendix A Lesson Plan for Woodturning. Textbook: A Lesson Plan for Woodturning sold in class $20. Prerequisite: Woodturning — 101 or Instructor approval. (6 weeks)
95745001 6:00-9:00pm TH
7/11-8/15 Rodgers 108, PHEC $131
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 hour lunch break. (One day intensive)
95502001 9:00-4:00pm M
7/22 Jakubowski 108, PHEC $51
Woodturning 351 — Bowls and Hollow Vessels from a Log* NEW!
Turn three different pieces from the same log. We will start with freshly sawed logs and cut three blanks for a green bowl, natural edge bowl and a hollow vessel. Prerequisite: Woodturning — 201 Basic Bowl Turning or Instructor approval. One hour lunch break.
95720001 9:00am-4:00pm T, W, TH 6/11-6/13 Cobb 108, PHEC $156
Woodturning — Advanced Slimline Pens Intensive* NEW!
One day intensive class exploring different designs you can make with a basic Slimline Pen Kit. We will cover, Shape/Form. Splines, Celtic Knots, Custom Center Bands, and CA Finishes. Prerequisite: Woodturning 101 plus additional experience in turning pens. One hour lunch break.
95752001 9:00am-4:00pm T
6/4 Albert 108, PHEC $94
Woodturning – Cast and Turn a Pen Intensive* NEW!
A one-day intensive class exploring how to make a custom acrylic blank using Alumilite and turning it into an exquisite pen. We will cover using dyes and inclusions for casting, prepping and turning acrylic blanks, and finishing and polishing techniques. Prerequisite: Woodturning 101 plus additional experience in turning pens.
One hour lunch break.
95548001 9:00am-4:00pm T
7/16 Albert 108, PHEC $93