Enriching lives through art and craft

Creating Lidded Containers

October 15 - 20, 2023

Sally Ault  ·  sallyault.com

Workshop at a glance

Students will create boxes and lidded bowls on the lathe with a focus on good design and on improving tool skills.


  • • Design of functional containers
  • Improving tool skills
  • Tool sharpening
  • Embellishment experimentation


  • Wood


  • Improving use of tools
  • Improving design of lidded containers

Artist Bio

Sally Ault is an award-winning woodturner, who graduated with a degree in art with an emphasis in craft. After a pause to raise a family she started woodturning in 2001. Ault teaches at clubs, schools, and National Symposia and loves helping people get hooked on woodturning. She is an active member of the San Diego Woodturners and the American Association of Woodturners.
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Workshop Description

In this workshop students will learn about creating wooden boxes and lidded bowls utilizing an appealing form that is also functional. The class will focus on good design and how to improve your skill at using tools. Adding creative embellishments will provide a personal touch to your finished pieces. Participants will also work on a number of different types of knobs and finials. At the end of class, you will be a better woodturner. Some turning experience required.

COURSE FEE: $775  ·  materials list

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

Available : 12
Call 865-436-5860 with questions about registering for this workshop.

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