MN Woodturners Association

Woodturners Association

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2017-03-31 09:30:00 2017-03-31 09:30:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Mark St Leger Class Fri Information:

Time: 9:30 am until finish. This is a one day class

Location 12811 16th Ave N Plymouth Mn 55441

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Registered for this class: R. Hicks, P. Zimmerman, D. Larson, JF Schultz, D Strock, P Kuhn, P Laes, S Mages

Mark is known as an expert in woodturning.  He is a retired wood shop teacher and is known for his teaching skills.  His demos include tool sharpening, thread chasing, sphere turning, box making, small vessels and making jigs for the lathe.   Mark has demonstrated at most of the regional symposiums and at the national AAW symposiums.  

Minnesota Woodturners Association

Hand-On Workshops

March 31 & April 2, 2017

With: Mark St.Leger

Friday & Sunday Class Title:  Bias Box 

(3” to 3 ½” “ dia. X 1 ½” tall)

We will break for lunch, there is a refrigerator on site you may bring a lunch, or go to one of the area restaurants.




Maximum of 10 Students                 Skill Level: Intermediate


 (All stock will be supplied, precut Maple)


Class description: This 1-day class will incorporate safety, tool sharpening along with tooling techniques to create this very unique box.  We will also be making jigs for the chuck to create the lid and eccentric finial.


Suggested tool list needed for each Participant:  We will have some extra tools available,


½” Spindle Gouge (fingernail grind)           ¼” round skew                     

Parting Tool                                                   Thin Kerf Parting Tool

½” or 5/8” Roughing Gouge                        Old table knife (stiff not thin/flexible)

Small Hollowing tools (5/8” opening)           Safety Glasses

Vernier Calipers                                            Tape Rule & Pencil

Sandpaper (120 thru 600 grit)                     1-Golf Ball

Drill Chuck #2 Taper                                   1/8” & ½” drill bit, & 5/8” Fostner Bit

Sense of Humor

Straws (2)                                                       CA Glue/Accelerator

                                                             Sharp Knife

Diamond Hone or Slip stone            



 If you do not have some of these tools, we can share.