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Woodturning 1: Introduction

Course Number: 10306100
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-306-100 WOODTURNING 1: INTRODUCTION ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, and processes of motivation, safety policies, woodturning stock, wood lathe, accessory equipment, cutting tools, catch/dig-in cuts, spindle turning setup, and product development.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

Course Competencies

  1. Define motivation for creating a woodturned project.
  2. Demonstrate woodturning behaviors that adhere to safety regulations, personal protection protocol, and best practice actions.
  3. Determine the wood stock selection criteria and lathe blank preparation procedures.
  4. Examine the attributes of shop lathe equipment for woodturning.
  5. Identify specific woodturning tools for use in project development.
  6. Prepare a plan for creating a spindle-turned project on the lathe.
  7. Produce a wooden spindle-turned project with the shop lathe.
  8. Critique the finished project for design, form, balance, and the marketplace.
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