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WW_P04: Basic Bowl Turning on the Lathe

  • 5 Mar 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Nova Labs (Woodshop), 1930 Jermantown Rd, Fairfax VA
  • 1



Your instructor for this class is Amy 

Find Amy's work and examples of bowls here 

If the door is locked, come to the side door at the woodshop.

In this class, we'll explore design concepts and techniques needed to transform a piece of wood into an attractive and functional bowl. Process fundamentals will include:
- design fundamentals
- wood selection
- options for workpiece holding
- shaping the exterior and interior
- sanding, finishing, decoration

Prerequisite :
– WW Lathe Safety & Tool Sign Off
– Recent turning experience (attendance at a WW/Lathe Open Office Hour is strongly recommended)Mandatory Safety Dress Code: Closed-toed shoes, short sleeves, no loose clothing, and hair tied back. Must wear a mask at all times. Optional: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask.

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