Turning a Wooden Bowl
$190 Vesterheim members / $240 non-members
Learn to throw ribbons of wood over your shoulder! Students will turn multiple bowls while developing the nuances of how to hold the tools for a variety of cuts in green, freshly cut wood. You will learn basic and advanced tool-sharpening techniques, including a swept-back grind. The class will also cover how to select and prepare wood specifically for bowl turning and different finishing techniques with oils and paints. No tools necessary. There will be a $65 materials fee.
Level of Instruction: All levels.
Jim Sannerud is a professional woodturner from St.Paul, Minnesota. With 25 years of woodworking experience, Jim “turned” to the lathe six years ago to follow his passion and creativity. He has shown and sold his turnings nationally and shares his infectious enthusiasm for woodturning with a variety of students—from children in Ukraine to community education classes in St. Paul. He has studied with a number of professional turners and carvers. Jim’s work is a unique blend of modern lathe use and traditional handwork.