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WOD103: Wood Lathe SBU
Class Number 318-53534

Woodturning is a method of woodworking used to create wooden bowls, pens, table legs and endless other round or cylindrical items on a lathe. Learn to safely use the lathe to make wooden parts in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Discover how to set up the lathe, prepare raw materials, and use different wood turning tools. Spin circles around the shop with the new skills acquired in this class!

Project: Turn a wooden spindle

Prerequisites: WOD101: Woodshop - SBU recommended but not required

Equipment access: Wood lathe

Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: None

Safety

  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield

  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask


Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

TechShop Location: TechShop Austin-Round Rock
Room / Area: Woodshop
Instructor: Curtis Turner
 
Class Date: Sunday, Sep 21, 2014
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Class Length: 2 Hours
 
Member Price: $60.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $75.00
Lab Fee: $10.00
 
Age Range: 16 and Up
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 4
Current Students: 0
Seats Left: 4

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