Turning an Inlaid Box with Chatterwork with Kip Christensen August 17, 2019 (Sat)


$165 tuition, $10 material fee
Key Points:
*Considerations for material selection
*Important concepts for turned box design
*Methods for rough turning and drying box blanks
*Methods for chucking wood for box turning
*Considerations for fitting the lid – spigot design
*Techniques for turning a good lid fit
*A simple method to prepare inlays
*How to turn a recess and set in an inlay
*How to apply chatterwork to the lid of a box
*Considerations for sanding and finishing turned boxes

Workshop Available

Pay a deposit of $60.00 per item


In this one day workshop, students will learn how to turn an inlaid box with chatterwork. Kip will cover topics such as: material selection, box design, preparing an inlay, rough turning and drying a box blank, finish turning a box, spigot design, fitting a lid, inserting an inlay, applying chatterwork, finishing the interior and exterior, and chucking methods.

There is an annual, nonrefundable registration fee of $45.

This registration fee is not a part of the class fee and is not deducted from the final balance due. This is the financial binding that locks you into the class and starts the registration process. This fee does not apply to students who only take one single day workshop.