Learn to design, shape, and hollow out an original and beautifully designed woodturned vessel using the wood lathe to emulate the detail and traditions of forms derived from a variety of pottery styles found throughout fine handmade craft.
In this class you will learn the finer points in the art of creating beautiful, semi enclosed vessels with handturned classic exterior detail. The discovery and joy of shaping wood on the wood lathe, and use of hand tools will lead into the creation of completing a finished vessel of your own design
– You will learn proper usage and application of the tools, the importance of tool sharpening and body relaxation.
– You will learn the implications of what makes a well designed piece both visually, and as a tactile object.