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*New Class* Turn a Wooden Twig Vase

  • 03/02/2024
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Red Mountain Makers - 810 4th Ave N, Birmingham AL 35203
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Learn the basics of woodturning to make the design of your choice.  This class will cover the fundamentals including how to safely operate a lathe, how to use hand-held turning tools, properties of wood, design considerations, and finishing.  Participants may copy an example design or develop their own.  We will have plenty of wood for practice and creativity.

Are minors allowed? Only if accompanied by parent.

What to Wear: You must dress safely and appropriately. Arrive for class in long pants, closed toe and heal shoes with socks that protect up to the ankle. Long sleeves should be avoided. Long hair must be tied back and jewelry should not be worn. Additional protective gear will be provided as needed. Ear plugs are recommended for hearing protection and dust masks are also useful. 

About the instructor:

Carl Cummins has been woodturning as a primary activity for over 12 years.  He has studied extensively from books, videos, workshops, symposiums, and formal training from nationally and internationally known leaders in the field including David Ellsworth and Jean-Francois Escoulen.  Instead of specializing, Carl enjoys a wide variety of woodturning projects including bowls, boxes, practical items, and eccentric art pieces.




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