MN Woodturners Association

Woodturners Association

Event Date:Categories: Classes
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2019-11-01 12:30:00 2019-11-01 12:30:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Beth Ireland Offset Turning Class Information:

Beth Ireland teaches Offset Woodturning.

November 1st Friday

The class will start at 12:30 pm and go till about 5-6pm.

Offset woodturning is a technique that transforms the lathe into a power carver to create a variety of shapes such as an ellipse, a triangle and a soft square. These shapes are achieved by changing the centers of a rotating piece causing the turner to hit only certain points on an   object as it spins. Offset turning can be used to make a variety of objects such as furniture parts, boxes, tools, utensils, candlesticks, instrument necks and more. Beth will introduce the proper use of roughing gouge and spindle gouge to create 2 shapes that can be utilized in a variety of ways to make unique details in your personal work, from functional furniture to sculptural objects.

Tools Needed:

Spindle Gouge

Roughing Gouge

Parting Tool

If you have a Step Center bright it! (but not necessary club does not have these)

The club is supplying the wood with the cost of the class.

Where: Location 12811 16th Ave N Plymouth Mn