Turning Techniques with Nick Agar June 3-7, 2019
$825 tuition, $80 material fee
*Push/pull and shear cuts for the best results
*Staying sharp and honing for the best results
*Why scrape if you can cut
*Airbrush use and stencils
*Metal effects on the wooden surface
*Texture paint and ceramic effects
*Understanding shape and form
*Finding your own voice and standing out from the crowd
This truly inspiring course is for anyone who wants to take their turned work to another level. Nick will demonstrate sharpening by revealing his special grinds and shapes that are easily reproduced and incredibly accurate. Students will learn cutting actions such as the push/pull technique, shear cutting and scraping. During the week, projects will include turning bowls, platters and ornaments. Students will incorporate several holding techniques for tenons, remounting and chucking. Discussions will include different applications of surface decoration including metalizing by using a special gilding process, airbrushing, stenciling, and numerous surface texture techniques. Nick will share his secrets of how he finishes his work which will add value to any woodturnings.
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.