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Bowl Turning @ Milan Village Arts School

Learn a craft you'll enjoy for a lifetime!

  • Starts Mar 4
  • Visit MVAS website
  • Milan Village Arts School, Milan, MN

Available spots

Service Description

This class will be held at the Milan Village Arts School in Milan, MN on March 4 & 5, 2023 Please visit for more information and to register. This two day beginner class is an introduction to bowl turning and no experience is necessary. Although we will focus on developing the basic skills needed to turn a simple wooden bowl from "green" unseasoned log wood, it is much more comprehensive than Beginner Bowl Turning I. We will get more in-depth, learning about tool sharpening, tool selection, wood selection and proper bowl blank orientation, bowl blank mounting methods, instruction on all types of cuts and scrapes and bowl chucking options. We will also discuss dry bowl turning, power sanding and final finishing. Working at a wood lathe, students will learn how to properly execute bevel rubbing cuts and scraping techniques using a bowl gouge. We will also be using a detail gouge, parting tool and a scraper, along with various lathe accessories, hand tools and measuring tools. Although this is a beginner class, it is also a great refresher course for the intermediate bowl turner who wants to prepare for a future Advanced Class. ​All tools, equipment, materials and supplies will be provided, however, students are required to provide their own face shield and wear it during class. Students may bring their own turning tools if they wish, but please note that tools with carbide cutters will not be used in this class. ​CLASS AGENDA I Working Safely ​ II Bowl Turning Tools And Equipment ​ III Sharpening Turning Tools ​ IV Processing Logs Into Bowl Blanks ​ V Bowl Blank Mounting Methods ​ VI Types Of Bowl Gouge Cuts ​ VII Turning The Outside Of The Bowl ​ VIII Turning The Inside Of The Bowl ​ IX Finishing The Bottom Of The Bowl ​ X Drying And Sealing (Lesson & Discussion) ​ XI Finish Turning A Dry Bowl (Lesson & Discussion) XII Power Sanding (Lesson & Discussion) ​ XIII Applying Final Finishes (Lesson & Discussion) ​ ​

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the start of a class may not be eligible for a refund.

Contact Details

+ 320-760-0966

Mullins Woodworks Studio Shop 37731 County Road 24, Cyrus, MN, USA

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