22 Turning wood with Richard Raffan

Increase your efficiency and confidence at the lathe by working through a wide range of projects designed to develop and refine specific techniques. Each project is simplified or complicated to meet your skill level – going on to extend your skills with lots of demonstrations. Initially concentrating on cutting and chucking techniques, by the end of the week you’ll have turned several pieces or you can work on your own pet project.

Richard Raffan is one of the most respected and sought-after woodturners in the world. Since the publication of Turning Wood in 1984, Richard has led over 500 hands-on workshops mostly in North America and Europe. His books and videos have influenced woodturning techniques and design worldwide.

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Level: All* | Cost: $800 + $10 materials + BYO lathe** 
*Some woodwork experience  **Limited lathes are available for hire

Course Coordinator:

Richard Raffan

Woodturner - ACT

Tens of thousands of woodturners have learned the craft from Richard’s Turning Wood, Turning Boxes, Turning Bowls, Turned Bowl Design, Turning Projects, Taunton’s Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning, and The Art of Turned Bowls. His latest book, Turning Toys, was published in November 2013.

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $800
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $10
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Full


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