Discover the Art of Woodturning!

Join our woodturning classes and unleash your creativity with the enchanting craft of turning wood on a lathe. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or have had some experience, our expert instructors will guide you through the fascinating process of transforming raw timber into stunning works of art.

What You’ll Learn:

Introduction to Woodturning: Get acquainted with the tools, techniques, and safety protocols necessary for successful and safe woodturning.

Essential Woodturning Techniques: Discover various cutting, shaping, and finishing methods to create bowls, vases, and more.

Selecting the Right Wood: Learn how to choose the perfect wood for your projects based on grain patterns, durability, and aesthetic qualities.

Useful skill building projects: Students will learn to create 5-6 useful items, gradually increasing in difficulty as your skills progress – projects include: pepper grinders, basic bowls and lidded pots.

Why Choose Us:

Experienced Instructors: Learn from passionate woodturners with years of experience and a dedication to teaching.

Small Class Sizes: Enjoy personalized attention and hands-on guidance in a supportive and engaging         environment with a maximum class size of 15 students

All Skill Levels Welcome: Whether you’re a beginner or have prior experience, our classes cater to everyone’s needs.

Fully Equipped Workshop: Each student will have use of their own lathe and set of quality tools for the weekend

Our latest beginners course was conducted on 25/26 May 2024.

A great group of budding woodturners.

Check here regularly to find out when we schedule the next course.

Some of the 2024 participants with their completed items

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Contact info


Aberfoyle Park High School
Technical Studies Building

Enter from Taylors Rd West

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Phone 0448 115 362