MN Woodturners Association

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2017-04-02 09:30:00 2017-04-02 09:30:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Mark St Leger Class Sun Information:


Time: 9:30 am until finish. This is an all day class

Location 12811 16th Ave N Plymouth Mn 55441

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Registered for this class: T. Williams, M Relson, J Evans

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)

 Maximum of 10 Students                 Skill Level: Intermediate

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


 (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

Talon Chuck (or similar)                              Sense of Humor

Straws (2)                                                       CA Glue/Accelerator

Mallet                                                             Sharp Knife

Diamond Hone or Slip stone            



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

Known for his sense of humor and ability to effectively teach a variety of age groups and skill levels, Mark’s teaching techniques are easily followed and incorporate much skill building. His enthusiasm for woodturning has offered him the opportunity to meet a variety of individuals who share his interests in woodturning.   Exchanging ideas with woodturners and clubs throughout the world, gives him the opportunity to contribute to the continual process of growth and learning in the field of Woodturning.

Registered for this class: T. Williams, M Relson, J Evans