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

Turned Wood Jewelry
Saturday March 1 - Sunday March 2, 2014
This class covers basic spindle turning techniques that can be used to make turned wood jewelry. Students will make simple wood components that can be used to make elegant wearable art! Jewelry design will be discussed...
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Bowl Turning
Saturday January 11- Sunday January 12, 2014
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 January 5, 2014
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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Bowl Turning Masterclass
Tuesday July 2 - Wednesday July 3, 2013
This intensive class focuses on refining the processes of bowl turning. Students will learn to achieve the best cut from the gouge, whether on wet or dry wood. Tool sharpening, wood curing, bowl design, sanding techniques...
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