This is a beginning level class for students with little or no previous turning experience. All aspects of beginning turning will be covered: lathe safety, wood preparation, tool selection and use, basic design, sanding and finishing. Students can expect to complete two bowls during the class. Registration closes June 22.
April 16-17 is a busy weekend at Brookfield Craft Center! Take your pick of a unique class in fiber arts, glass, jewelry making, blacksmithing, or woodturning… there’s something here to suit your fancy.
As the weather’s warming up, so is our woodturning studio. Here’s some classes for beginners and skilled woodturners alike to help you celebrate the change of season…
Work on new woodturning skills with talented craftsmen Jim Degen and Keith Tompkins. Space in each class is limited to 6 students, so sign up soon to save your spot.
This class is for students who have recently taken a beginning level class and want to continue with bowl turning, or students who have turned in the past. All aspects of bowl turning will be covered: lathe safety, wood preparation, tool selection and use, basic design, sanding and finishing. A great way to brush up on your woodturning skills!
Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell received the “Farmland Preservation Legacy Award” from Working Lands Alliance, and our own Jim Degen was called upon to turn a bowl to give to the governor for the occasion!