Turning Course

Turning between tips 1st level

In this course the traditional turning is dealt with by working the wood with the fiber in axis with respect to the lathe bed.



Target

At the end of the course the student will be able to design and create objects for use and decoration.

  • Description

  • Study of tools and cutting angles

  • Measuring instruments

  • Sharpening and maintenance

  • Safe working

  • Exercises on standard forms

  • Realization of turned objects (pinnacles, cups, boxes with lids)

  • Excavation techniques

  • Lucidature

  • Turning between tips 2nd level

  • Deepening of traditional techniques.



Target

At the end of the course the student will be able to perform subtle turnings, with the aid of lunettes and other devices; large and long turning; multi-axis turnings.



Cantilever turning 1st level

This course deals with the turning of containers with the wood fiber arranged perpendicularly to the axis of rotation of the lathe. A good knowledge of traditional turning is required.

  • Description

  • Study of tools and cutting angles

  • Wood study, preparation and design

  • Measuring instruments

  • Excavation and tool selection techniques

  • Deepening on sharpening

  • Safety

  • Finishing and finishing



Level 2 cantilever turning

In this course we will deal with particular turnings, large diameter pieces, turning in under square, thin turning, natural edge (turning with natural edge), sculpture and self-construction tools.

Duration: 2 days

Frequency: Weekend or evening

Compulsory membership fee € 30.00

Extras: end-of-course lunch offered