4 HOURS $125 • 10AM - 2PM • EVERY LAST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
Turning Tuesdays are casual, project-based workshops for woodturning skill building and confidence, held at Dovetail studios 10AM-2PM every last Tuesday of the month.
These sessions are accessible and unintimidating, held in small groups, with individualized attention. These classes serve as a great woodturning introduction or a means to practice in a professional and fully equipped workshop.
Each session will begin with a short demonstration highlighting safe practices and step-by-step instructions for each project. Up to five participants will work at their own lathe stations. All tools and materials are included. Open to all skill levels.
Our schedule is as follows:
February 26 - Candlesticks
March 26 - Green Wood Spheres
April 30 - Wood Flowers
May 28 - Boxes with Lids
June 25 - Multi-axis Turning
July 30 - Bud Vases
August 27 - Scoops
September 24 - Green Wood Accessory Dishes
October 29 - Mortar & Pestle
November 26 - Goblets
*projects subject to change. Please reach out with any questions!
In the interest of making woodturning accessible to everyone, need-based scholarships are available. Find out more on our sign up page.
60 MINUTES $75 • MINIMUM 3 HOURS
Dovetail students are: Artists looking for new techniques & processes. Furniture makers ready to add turned elements into their work such as table legs and Windsor chair parts. Hobbyists that need hands on assistance with new projects and forms. Kids looking for a distinctive outlet for self-expression, self-reliance and problem solving. Intermediate woodturners that want to expand their practice quickly. Craftspersons who want to try out burning, carving and embellishing tools and techniques before purchasing equipment.
Featuring a state-of-the-art and fully equipped work space with expert instruction. Featuring Robust lathes, Thompson tools, and a wide variety of accessories for use on and off the lathe.
PRIVATE GROUP INSTRUCTION
FROM $600-$1900 • 3-12 PARTICIPANTS
A custom designed and scheduled workshop for a unique group experience. Ideal for business retreats, friends, celebrations, special occasions, bridal parties, etc.
Woodturning projects include candlesticks, bowls, platters, vases, spin tops, pens and more.. All programs may be expanded to include decorative finishes and carving.
The process of making things together contributes to creative problem solving and enhances group dynamics.
Catering options are available too!
2-DAY INTENSIVE: GREEN WOOD NATURAL EDGE BOWLS
12 HOURS $300 • 10AM - 4PM • NOV 23-24 2019
The classic, Mid-century styling of a natural edge bowl begins with a log.
In this class, material preparation is key to achieving this lovely organic form. Proper cutting and sharpening techniques will be emphasized. Careful design considerations result in an heirloom to treasure.
All skill levels are welcome; Progress at your own pace.
Please bring lunch or order from the local deli.
Class size limited to 5