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Introduction to Pole-lathe Turning

Introduction to Pole-lathe Turning

Course Provider: Bodgerjohn

Contact Name: BodgerJohn

Telephone: 0798 224 7570

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Redbridge Farm
Dolmans Hill,
Lytchett Matravers
BH16 6HP

Course Length: 1 Day

Price: £95

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


This one day workshop covers the following topics and activities:

- Differences between working with greenwood and seasoned wood
- Safety and Assessment of Risk
- Log cleaving with a froe
- Trimming a cleaved blank using an axe
- Shaving horse and draw-knife technique
- Pole-lathe turning; using all common chisels and gouges

At the end of this workshop you will have practical, hands-on experience of:

- producing a cleaved and trimmed blank from a log ready for turning;
- setting up and using a pole-lathe;
- selection and use of appropriate tools;
- basic pole-lathe turning techniques.
- producing a turned item of your choice

What's included in the price?

The course includes all materials.

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