Spiral Carved And Straight Carved Vessels
August 1 - 6, 2021
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. This class is best suited for intermediate-to-advanced students.
- Woodworking and woodturning
- Texturing, finishing, and adding embellishments to woodturned 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.
Students will learn how to select material suitable for carving and hollow the vessel (or bowl) 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.
COURSE FEE: $800 · materials list
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