Wood Turning: Beyond Bowls 1F23
Age Group:Teens (17+), Adults
Do you want to go beyond the basics of woodturning, and learn new skills? In this 2-day workshop, you'll learn techniques on the lathe to create your own custom wooden bowls, platters, artistic sculptures and more. Take your woodturning skills to the next level, working at your own pace.
Completely new to woodturning? Beginners will learn basic lathe techniques to create wooden vessels.
Start with pieces of tree limbs and trunks, make them round, and take off from there.
Wood will be provided in class; advanced turners may bring their own. No physical strength or previous woodworking experience required.
Ken Lindgren makes functional and abstract objects from trees that have fallen due to death, disease, storm or construction. A member of the American Association of Woodturners, he has taught wood turning at Fuller Craft Museum, the New England Woodturning Symposium and elsewhere. He sells his turned bowls and other works of wood art throughout New England. He has won sculpture awards at North River Arts Society Festival of the Arts and Bridgton Maine’s Art in the Park. His professional career was as a chemical engineer.
“My pieces are all handcrafted to show the beauty that results when people and nature are in harmony. Teaching is a way for me to ‘pay it backwards,’ to do for students what my teachers did for me when I was a student.”
Materials to bring to class:
Tools and materials are provided by instructor, $35 payable in class.