Description: This is a class which applies the techniques of the Basic Lathe l instruction to bowl turning.  The topics to be covered are:

  • Getting started, review all basics
  • Tools – bowl gouge, scrapers, parting tool – tool orientation and sharpening angles
  • Grain and cutting direction, tool control
  • Mounting and cutting bowl bottom
  • Cutting the top and finishing the bottom
  • Design elements

 Each participant will practice turning a square blank into a small bowl.

 Enrollment: Limited to three students per class, with a minimum of one

 Schedule: 3 hours — there is a new class each month (verify dates and times using online   wood club monthly calendar) 

 Student Requirements: None — instructors will prepare the needed   material for each student 

 Tools will be provided, but student may their bring their own to use and to verify sharpening angles

 Study Material: 

 Documents:  ABC’s of Bowl Turning

                        Tool Control 

 Sign Up: Lathe ll Basic Bowl  

Videos:  Bowl Gouge Beginner First Use How To Video Woodturning YouTube  

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Riding Bevel Bowl Gouge Control Woodturning Technique Video YouTube