January 19, 2022 ∙ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$65 ∙ Call 865-436-5860 To Register
Learn how to spindle sand square pieces of wood into a pair of candlesticks. Students learn how to safely use the lathe and turning tools such as the roughing gouge and bowl nose gouge. Once the desired shapes are created, students sand and finish their pieces. Enjoy a candlelit meal with a pair of handmade candlesticks!
Instructor ∙ Naomi David Russo
Naomi David Russo is a woodworker who makes both functional and non-functional objects. Russo is heavily inspired by structures found in playgrounds. She references these forms through her use of shape and movement. In 2019, she received her BFA in woodworking and furniture design from Maine College of Art. She was an Alumni Resident at MECA in 2020. Currently, Russo is an Arrowmont 2021-22 Artist in Residence.