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Wood Lathe Basics & Turning Techniques

Presented by Artisan's Asylum at Artisan's Asylum, Somerville MA

Feb 22 2021
Wood Lathe Basics & Turning Techniques

Wooden Lathe Tool Training Session at Artisan’s Asylum

The wood lathe is a fantastic tool for adding artistic flourishes to woodworking projects. In this class, students will learn the basics of spindle turning and safe operation of the lathe. Topics covered will be the anatomy of the lathe, project planning including ways of mounting stock to the lathe as well as turning tools and their various purposes. Project in class will be to rough out a wood “blank” and learn how to turn basic shapes such as coves and beads. Students will learn how to

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Artisan's Asylum

10 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA 02143

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