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Wooden Bowls 101: Intro to the Lathe

Intro to the Lathe and its safety

  • 2 hours
  • 45 US dollars
  • Mankato Makerspace

Service Description

This course will introduce you to the wood lathe and the process of making a wooden bowl. We’ll cover machine set-up, tool safety and usage, turning techniques, selecting and preparing wood, and sharpening. You will get a chance to shave some ribbons from the bowl blank. And decide if bowl making is right for you! Age restrictions: 18+ ( 16 & 17 with parent consent) This class is taught by Jeff Stocco of Spring Lake Woods, He has been lathe turning for over 10 years, he has presented many workshops for college students and taught a number of courses and has mentored some friends on bowlturning. If you have a question or would like to schedule a private class contact him here: - preferred 5077209072 - if urgent Assistant Instructor: Abbey Dickhuldt (507) 779-9724 Abbey has been turning for just a couple years, learning first at the Milan Village Arts School and then continuing to meet and learn with mentors. She joined the Makerspace last year and was fortunate to turn with Don Darling, and continues to be encouraged to share lathe skills because of how generous Don was teaching her. If not on the lathe, Abbey works in a cabinet shop, toots on the trumpet, and is with friends and family.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

::NOTE:: CANCELLATIONS- MUST be done no later than 24 hours before the Class date/time, to receive a refund. RESCHEDULING- MUST be done no later than 3 hours before the class. To Reschedule or Cancel please do so via our website: * Go to * Log in to your account (or create an account using the email address which you entered when you booked the ticket for the class) *Go to MY BOOKINGS * Select the class *reschedule to another class date or cancel.

Contact Details

  • 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN, USA

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