MN Woodturners Association

Minnesota
Woodturners Association

Event Date:Categories: Classes 2016-03-19 09:00:00 2016-03-19 09:00:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Spindle turning class Information: http://mnwoodturners.com/calendar/spindle-turning/
THIS CLASS IS FULL
LEARN TO MAKE CONCENTRIC REPEATABLE BEADS AND COVES WITH A SPINDLE GOUGE.
This is a spindle turning class, as in tool handles, chair legs, other furniture. Or any bead cove embellishment on any turning.
Class time:  9 am to 3 pm
Location: 5040 Hodgson Rd Shoreview Mn 55126
Google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/e7mgjTapgC32
It is suggested you bring a lunch. Refrigeration and full kitchen available, beverages, coffee provided.
 
Tom Gulcher, a professional spindle turner, is going to teach a hands-on turning class to show you how to turn a decorative spindle and then duplicate it.  This is a great class to attend.  There are many projects that can be done from the techniques Tom will show you.   One excellent project is a small stool with turned legs that will be able to do after taking this class.  Tom does architectural turning to replicate spindles and columns for homes and buildings.  He will show you the tips and techniques to duplicate a spindle.  This is a good class for beginners, intermediates and advanced turners. 
 
Wood Needed:  Supplied for class participants
 
Tools:  Roughing gouge, spindle gouges (various sizes), parting tool, skew (Tom is really good with the skew), tape measure, pencil and calipers.  (We will have some gouges available for use if you don't have the right equipment.