April 11, 2019 – April 14, 2019
During this workshop students explore the basics of beginning woodturning while discovering workshop safety information and gaining experience on the lathe. You will learn how to turn beads and coves, which are the foundation of all woodturning. Participants will become familiar with woodturning tools, their proper use and how to properly sharpen them. Grain orientation of wood will also be discussed. After basic instruction, you will advance to make a woodturner’s mallet, honey dipper and toothpick holder, and be taught the proper way to make a tenon for woodturning. Open to all skill levels but geared to beginners.
COURSE FEE: $450
Scarlette Rouse lives and farms in Seven Springs, North Carolina and has been woodturning for eleven years. She has been a student at Arrowmont since 2014, taking classes from professional woodturners and teaching a community class there. Rouse provides demonstrations for numerous woodturning clubs, and at the North Carolina Woodturning Symposium. Her passion is making wooden boxes for critically ill children and donating them to hospitals and individuals.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.