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This course takes place at our tutor's home

Wood Turning (Apr - May 2023)

Can you use a lathe and wood-turning tools? If you are an adult and you would like to learn, this might be the course for you.

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Wood Turning (Apr - May 2023)
Wood Turning (Apr - May 2023)

Time & Location

04 May, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This course takes place at our tutor's home

About the Event

Can you use a lathe and wood-turning tools? If you are an adult and you would like to learn, this might be the course for you. Once you have learnt the basics you will then experience the pleasure and satisfaction of creating objects such as tool handles, bowls, vases and other items to make and perhaps give as gifts.

  • Lathe components and their use
  • Safety procedures for the lathe and other tools
  • Tool types and use including the ABC method of wood turning
  • Wood blank mounting techniques
  • Face plate and spindle turning
  • Sanding and polishing
  • Tool sharpening
  • How to develop and complete projects

Materials Required: 

Just a note pad and a pen.

Who will be teaching? 

Brian Falkenberg, will be your experienced teacher. Brian undertook a two-year apprenticeship with a professional turner and has been producing wood turned articles for 15 years. He also runs classes at his home in Woodend and has an extensive stock of native wood species. He loves sharing his skills and encouraging others to enjoy learning this craft and creating fine objects.  Brian’s work has been exhibited at the Stoneycreek Gallery in Daylesford; the Treehouse Gallery in Birregurra and at “Art on Piper” in Kyneton.

How much does it cost? 

The cost for this eight session workshop is $395. 

Term 2 2023 Information

The course will run for 8 weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 6pm to 8.30pm from Tuesday 11th April until Tuesday 9th May. There will be no session on Anzac Day (25th April).

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