BOS - Intro to the Wood Lathe

  • 14 Jan 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • MakerPlace Conference Room and Wood Shop
  • 3


We reserve the right to postpone or cancel any course without notice. Attendees may cancel up to 48 hours in advance without penalty. Cancellations up to 24 hours in advance incur no penalty if the minimum number of attendees is maintained. Otherwise, and always in the case of no-shows (except in the cases of medical emergency and family bereavement) a 100% penalty of the tuition (not including materials fees, if any) is levied.
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The three wood lathes in our new woodturning area can be used for a variety of applications! Our members have turned everything from beautiful wooden bowls, to custom chair legs and even baseball bats.   

Topics covered in this course include: reparing material for the spindle, chuck turning, proper tool selection and sharpening, and basic finishing techniques. The first portion of this class will be lecture based with instructor demonstration followed by a free period of hands on practice and Q&A. 

Our Three Lathes:

  • BRAND NEW! Powermatic 3520B
    • Max Material Size: 20” diameter/35” length
  • Jet JWL-1442VS
    • Max Material Size: 14” diameter/42” length
  • Jet Mini JML-1014I
    • Max Material Size: 10” diameter/14” length

Please arrive 10 minutes early to complete any necessary paperwork. Our shop can be a little tricky to find so we suggest giving yourself extra time for traffic and parking. 

**No loose or baggy clothing. Hair that is shoulder length or longer should be tied back. Please wear closed-toe shoes. No sandals**

1022 W. Morena Blvd. Ste. H  San Diego, Ca 92110
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