Price shown is deposit only. Total workshop price is $450
This information-packed workshop is designed specifically for those who want to learn what it takes to be a production woodturner whether as a hobby or profession.
During this workshop, we will be covering a lot of material. Our goal is for each student to have the know-how and a thorough understanding of production processes and techniques by the end of the class.
Topics to be covered:
How to source local woods
Processing unseasoned wood for best yield and figure
Maximizing material using bowl coring techniques
Rough turning unseasoned bowls in preparation for drying
Best practices for sealing and drying rough turned bowls
Re-chucking dried bowls for final turning and finishing
Tooling techniques to maximize wood removal while leaving a fine surface
Production sanding techniques
Finishing techniques used by top professionals for maximum results with minimal time
How to gear up your workshop for production turning
Production sharpening techniques
Creating ideal tool profiles and bevel angles on tools for production turning
Cored bowls ready for drying
Finished bowls for use in the kitchen
Our workshop is located in beautiful Provo, Utah, just 40 minutes south of Salt Lake City.
Upon registering for a class, you are only charged a deposit to reserve your seat. 6 weeks prior to the class, you will be charged the remaining balance due. We will send you a packet containing helpful information when planning your trip, including hotels near us and other fun things to do during your visit to Utah.
In the event of cancellation:
The workshop deposit is non-refundable. We reserve the right to cancel workshops up to 4 weeks prior to the class date. Full tuition and deposit will be refunded for a canceled workshop. Please do not make airline reservations prior to this time as we do not reimburse for any travel expenses incurred.