2-day Refresher Class with Glenn – Wed 10th and Thurs 11th April 2019


Continuing professional development. Two-days of skill development in woodturning technique.

6 in stock


Woodturning for Beginners :

for those who have attended a class with Glenn, or for those who want an intensive  refresher to get back to the lathe.

Format of a two-day group class is as follows:
Schedule – 9.15am-5pm

9.15 arrive

9.30– 11  welcome and short introductions, workshop
11-11.15 short break
11.15-1pm workshop
1– 2 lunch break (home-cooked lunch)
2–5pm workshop

Classes run from 9.15-5.00 with a break for tea/coffee and a break for a home-cooked lunch.

Practical details: Each turner has a top of the range lathe and tool panel with all necessary tools and chucks. All wood is supplied. If you wish to bring your own tools please feel free to do so.

What you will learn: You will go home with your own handturned pieces. Lots of advice over the 2-days in what you need in your workshop to woodturn regularly.

Basic skills are given attention in the structure of each course.

• tool selection and sharpening
• use of basic woodturning tools
• cutting and shear cutting techniques, use of scrapers
• Spindle techniques
• face plate techniques
• getting the best finish on your work
• advice on what to look for when buying a lathe
• getting the most out of your material, advice on drying and wood selection

Getting to us: please see this link for information on where we are, some local accommodation providers and things to do in the area.

This booking cannot be transferred to another class unless Glenn Lucas can replace your booking – at least one week is needed to fill this position. Class size is small and last minute cancellations will mean that your booking is void and non-transferrable to another day.

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