Spiral Carved and Straight Carved Vessels
June 16 - 21, 2024
Avelino Samuel · instagram.com/avelinosamuelvi
Master Woodworking Workshop
Workshop at a glance
Discover how to select materials suitable for carving and the factors to consider when deciding the number and width of segments for a vessel, texturing, finishing and the making of feet, collars, and turning finials.
- Woodworking and woodturning
- Texturing, finishing, and adding embellishments to wood turned objects
- Carving the hollow vessel
- Blocks of cherry, walnut, or ash wood
- Power chisel and rotary carver
- Turning tools
- Creating a carved woodturned vessel
- Finishing techniques for wood objects
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.
In this workshop, students will learn how to select material suitable for carving and hollow a vessel to the required wall thickness for carving. Students 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 this 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.
COURSE FEE: $950
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