Jim Rodgers, Director & lead instructor, has been teaching, demonstrating and writing on woodturning for 15 years. He is a nationally known expert on polychromatic assembled wood turnings and a frequent demonstrator on woodturning. at local and national symposiums.
Jan Bumer: Instructor Jan Blumer is a retired health care executive who has been a studio turner and teacher of wood turning for the past fifteen years.He is a master turner specializing in dramatic natural edge bowls, thin-walled hollow forms and sculptural pieces.Contact Jan at email@example.com
Matt Graham started in furniture repair in 1989 and has over 25 years of woodworking experience and started turning six years ago after starting working at Rockler’s.
Bon Nolan: Instructor has worked with our program from its beginning as instructor, coach and teaching assistant. His studio works are featured in several local galleries; and has won national recognition.
Joel Albert: Instructor recently joined the staff as a teacher after many classes as a TA.. Joel has a broad skill range and recently focused on beautifully turned bracelets. Joel is currently Treasurer of the Bay Area Woodturners Association.
John Cobb: Instructor teaches intermediate and advanced bowls as well as advanced hollow form turning.. He is a professional woodturner showing work along the West Coast including multiple stores in the Bay Area.. John is also the President of the Bay Area Woodturners Association. www.turningdesign.com/
David Freisig is a retired attorney who abandoned his furniture making hobby and making things with right angles when he discovered turning. He specializes in lidded boxes, segmented vessels, and whatever catches his fancy.