Spiral Carved And Straight Carved Vessels

August 2, 2020 – August 8, 2020

Avelino Samuel

During this workshop students will learn how to select material suitable for carving and hollow the vessel to the required wall thickness for carving. You will discover factors to consider when deciding the number and width of segments for a vessel. In addition, participants will learn how to carve, shape and sand the segments. Other topics covered in class include texturing (including burn texturing), finishing and the making of feet, collars and turning finials. This class is best suited for intermediate-to-advanced students.


Avelino Samuel is a native of St. John, Virgin Islands who is retired from teaching and is now a full-time woodturner. He earned his BS in Industrial Arts Education from North Carolina A&T State University and an MS in Industrial Education from Eastern Michigan University. Samuel conducts workshops at Arrowmont and other craft schools.

Avelino Samuel

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

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  • hard copy paper catalog online catalog or course description

Registration Fees

There will be a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee which enables you to register for as many workshops as you like during 2020. All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax or email (no phone calls please).

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged on cancellations received more than 45 days prior to the start of your workshop. Cancellations received 45 days or less prior to the beginning of the workshop receive no refund of deposit.


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