Woodturning



Wood Turners - Diablo Woodturners*

A free demonstration and discussion group meeting monthly to learn and share their work and ideas.  Professional demonstrations and "show and tell" are monthly activities.  Skill Level:  All Levels -  Free!

Dates:  6/6



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Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Rodgers 9/5 - 11/7 Th 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $0.00 View

Woodturning - Cast and Turn - Acrylic Blanks! * NEW!
Focus will be on learning to cast and turn Acrylic Blanks using Alumilite and a variety of fillers including burl caps, coffee beans, pine cones etc.  These can be used for Pens, Tool Handles, Bottle Stoppers, Boxes or Hollow Forms.  Limited only by your imagination.

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95769001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Albert 11/7 - 11/14 Th 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $64.00 View

Woodturning - Hollow Finialed Christmas Ornaments*

Turn a hollow hardwood ornament body, decorate it, and add an elegant finial.  Time to make a few as special holiday gifts.  Decorate with color and ornamentations. (3 weeks)

Prerequisite:  Woodturning - 101 or Instructor approval.

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95727001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108- PHEC
Rodgers 11/5 - 11/19 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $85.00 View

Woodturning - Independent Projects Open Shop*

Come and work with expert coaches.  Our vast selection of tools and accessories will allow you to undertake most project opportunities.  Pay for only the sessions you attend.  Prerequiste:  Woodturning 101- Open to current and former woodturning students.

 




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108-PHEC
Staff 9/6 - 9/6 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 9/9 - 9/9 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 9/13 - 9/13 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 9/16 - 9/16 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 9/20 - 9/20 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 9/23 - 9/23 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 9/27 - 9/27 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 9/30 - 9/30 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/4 - 10/4 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 10/7 - 10/7 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/11 - 10/11 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/14 - 10/14 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/18 - 10/18 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 10/21 - 10/21 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/25 - 10/25 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 10/28 - 10/28 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 11/1 - 11/1 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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Staff 11/4 - 11/4 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 11/8 - 11/8 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 11/15 - 11/15 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View
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108-PHEC
Staff 11/18 - 11/18 Mo 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $15.00 View
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95508012
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Staff 11/22 - 11/22 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View

Woodturning - Lidded Boxes with Embellishments* NEW!

Learn how to make a lidded box.  Learn basic sharping, end-grain hollowing, fitting of the lid, and how to make and use a jam chuck.  Learn the many ways to embellish your lidded box.



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20271001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Freeze 9/17 - 10/1 Tu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $80.00 View

Woodturning - Sharpening Lathe Tools*
Learn to set up a sharpening system, discover sharpening techniques and sharpen your own wood turning tools. Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and sharpening systems to evaluate and use in each session.  Learn to set up a system and use fixtures, jogs and hand sharpening techniques.



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95510001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108- PHEC
Freeze 11/6 - 11/13 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $44.00 View

Woodturning - Square Winged Bowl* NEW!

This is an advanced bowl turning class on the design and turning of Square Winged Bowls.  Focus will be on Safety techniques, design elements and tool control.  

Prerequisite:  Woodturning 300 - Green and Natural Edge Bowls

3 weeks 



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95768001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Albert 11/6 - 11/20 We 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $85.00 View

Woodturning 101 - Introduction To Woodturning*

Learn about the fastest growing craft activity in the USA.   Class includes wood lathe operation, tools, safest turning techniques, and fun turning activities of increasing complexity and projects to take home.   Skill Level: Beginning. Prerequisite: willingness to learn something new and fun. Textbook:   A Lesson Plan for Woodturning,  sold in class $20.



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95501001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108- PHEC
Dahl 10/8 - 11/19 Tu 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $125.00 View

Woodturning 201 - Basic Bowl Turning*

The next step in woodturning is learning about new tools and techniques used to turn wooden bowls.  Discussion will include information on good design and multiple techniques for mounting and turning. Textbook: A Lesson Plan for Woodturning sold in class $20.  Prerequisite:  Woodturning 101 - Introduction or Instructor approval. 



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95502001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108-PHEC
Jakubowski 9/18 - 10/23 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $131.00 View

Woodturning 301 - Advanced Green and Natural Edge Bowl*

This course continues basic wood turning instruction.  Students will turn both green wood and dry wood bowls, finished edge and natural edges, standard and thin walled.  Instruction will include harvesting and preparing locally cut trees into bowl blanks.  The tools of use will primarily be the deep-fluted gouge and bowl scrapers.

Prerequisite: Woodturning - 201 or Instructor approval.

 



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20260001
Pleasant Hill Education Center
108- PHEC
Cobb 10/15 - 10/24 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $147.00 View