An Introduction to Woodturning (Age 18+)

An Introduction to Woodturning (Age 18+)

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$120

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UNC Asheville STEAM Studio

821 Riverside Drive

Asheville, NC 28801

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In this workshop, you will learn the basics of safely working on the lathe, and how to turn wood round!

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“Woodturning” is the process through which a chunk of wood is spun around by a machine called a lathe, and students use specially sharpened gouges to cut the wood into round cylindrical shapes, orbs, or bowls at high speeds. This process is used to make decorative designs on chair legs, make bowls from a single log, and create endless decorative objects or precision components.

This is both scary and exhilarating! And, it can take years and years of practice to get really good at — but the basics can easily be learned in an afternoon.

Beginners are welcome – this class is open to women and gender expansive folks age 18+.

Meet your Instructor, Anne Ogg!

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This workshop is hosted by SkillSet.

SkillSet is an outreach program of UNC Asheville’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Studio that provides access to life-changing skills through maker-based education. We teach everything from making custom electric guitars to robotics and furniture, and all the tools, technical skills, and resilience that goes into making these objects.

SkillSet offers after-school workshops, summer camps, classes for adult learners, and community outreach programming.

Please visit www.skillset.tools/adults for a list of upcoming workshops like this one!

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