Woodturning Classes

All classes listed are offered at Ashley Harwood’s studio in Charleston, SC. All tools and equipment, safety equipment, materials and lunches are provided.  Classes are limited to three to five students in order to maximize hands-on instruction. Please sign up as soon as possible - because space is limited, classes do fill up! To register, email ashleyharwood@gmail.com

photo by Brad Ferguson

Bowl Turning
Saturday March 7 - Sunday March 8, 2015
This class covers the basics of bowl turning. We begin with freehand grinding for sharpening tools using a bench grinder and platform. We cover the fundamental cuts in bowl turning, with the ultimate goal being a single cut... 
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Spindle Turning Techniques
Sunday June 7, 2015
Spindle turning is the foundation of woodturning and can provide an understanding of the material that transfers to all forms of turning. We will talk about the 7 Fundamentals of the Perfect Cut, freehand sharpening using a bench grinder...
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The Gamut
Saturday January 17 - Monday January 19, 2015
This class begins with spindle turning, the foundation of all woodturning. We focus on all of the fundamental cuts and shapes. Next, we transfer this knowledge to working on a bowl. We discuss the difference in grain orientation and...
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