Pole Lathe Bowl Turning

Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

  • Booking essential

The one day course will provide step by step instruction on correct tool selection and technique to turn the inside and outside of the bowl. The pole lathes are pedal operated which gives you a wonderful connection with the rhythm of wood removal. The finished bowl can be taken home at the end of the course.

The course is suitable for both total beginners and more experienced individuals who want to refine their craft. All materials tools and equipment will be provided.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £70.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 07761 999522
Suitability
This event is for adults (age 18 and over)
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Pass through visitor reception to be directed to the event area.
What to bring and wear
This is an outdoor event so we recommend bringing layers that you don't mind getting a bit messy, and sturdy footwear.
Accessibility
Those with limited mobility may find aspects of this event challenging. If you would like to discuss your individual needs further please get in touch.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Available
28 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Amerton Arts
Email
sculpturecourses@gmail.com
Telephone
Call 07761 999522

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Learn the traditional techniques of turning a bowl from green wood using a pole lathe within Shugborough's historic woodland.

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