Masterclass with Glenn Lucas
Please note that if you select to pay a deposit, that the full price of the class is €380, with the outstanding balance to be paid 6 weeks before the class begins.
Cost per person €380. For intermediate-advanced skill level. All safety wear, tools and materials supplied.
Glenn Lucas, Ireland, is a well-established production turner specializing in utility ware. He started turning in 1990 at the age of sixteen producing thousands of bowls and platters each year. Glenn has become a popular demonstrator and teacher in Ireland, England, Europe, New Zealand, Australia and the USA and has released five highly successful DVDs on the techniques of turning. Glenn has a reputation for efficiency and having an in depth knowledge of the tools of the trade. A masterclass with Glenn will help you master the techniques of turning.
Projects and skills taught during the Masterclass Projects (may vary due to time restraints) • Salad bowl • Plate and platter • Natural edge bowl
Skills • Proper Sharpening • Proper Tool Selection • Shear Scraping Techniques • Push cut – for the ultimate tool finish • Correct Tool Techniques • Creating Tool Grinds to suit your needs • Design and Form • Finishing Techniques for utility and art pieces • Proper Chucking Techniques – getting the ultimate grip • Maintenance of a chainsaw • Bandsaw maintenance and set up • Wood Harvesting and Selection • Vacuum chucks – getting set up and use • Air and Kiln drying techniques
Registration Information Your fee includes all tuition, class materials and meals. If you require accommodation please check our ‘Visiting Us’ page for local accommodation providers.
Schedule – Day 1 9.30am-5pm Day 2 and Day 3 9 – 11 workshop 11-11.15 short break 11.15-1pm workshop 1– 2 lunch break (home cooked lunch) 2–3.45 workshop 3.45-4 short break 4–5 workshop
Getting to us: please see this link for information on where we are, some local accommodation providers and things to do in the area.
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