Introduction to Wood Lathe (August 13th, 2022)

Introduction to Wood Lathe (August 13th, 2022)

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MASS Collective

364 Nelson St. SW

Basement Workshop

Atlanta, GA 30313

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

In this five hour course students will learn how to properly and safely use a wood lathe to create a set of candle holders.

About this event


Instructor: Lucas Aguilar


Summary:  In this five hour course students will learn how to properly and safely set up and use a wood lathe to create a set of candle holders.

Description:  This course is designed for the beginning wood turner. All students will receive demonstrations on how to prepare a wood blank for spindle turning, how to glue up wood properly for success during turning, machine and tool vocabulary and safety, and tool use techniques. As an added bonus, students will learn how to easily mix their own polish for an incredibly fast and easy way to finish a turned object. 

Concepts Covered:

  • blank preparation
  • machine safety
  • tool handling
  • machine and tool vocabulary
  • sanding technique
  • finishing technique

Ticket Sales end two days before the event begins.

Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.


About the Instructor:

Lucas Aguilar is a University of Georgia graduate with a major in Studio Art. You can usually find Lucas (also known as Luca) building furniture, welding, or dressing sets. He has two cats and Youtube series called "Hey How's That Work With Luca." Before all of this, he used to fix fancy wristwatches.  



Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

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Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes, please notify us before ticket sales end about any transfer of purchase.


What is the refund policy?

We will refund any ticket requested for any reason up to a week before the course runs, after that point we can only give credit to a future course. If the class cannot run as scheduled, for whatever reason, purchaser will have the option of a full refund or credit towards the makeup course.

Courses must sell a minimum of three tickets to run. If a course cannot sell three tickets, the students who have signed up will have the option to (a) reschedule or (b) receive a full refund. This notification will be issued when ticket sales end, approximately 48 hours before the course.


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