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Woodturning Summer Series with Meryl Valnes

This is a special series of classes taught by an accomplished wood turner and instructor. The classes are designed to take you through all of the basics of woodturning followed by more advanced, specialized techniques. Each of the three sessions are different but linked together through common threads. You may sign up any one or two of the sessions or get the full benefit and save some money by signing up for all three sessions.

Each student is required to bring safety glasses or a face shield. If you have tools you can bring them, but they are not required. Suggested tools include a spindle roughing gouge, 3/8 spindle gouge, 3/8 bowl gouge, parting tool, scraper, and skew (min of 1/2"). All materials are included.

  • Sign up for one session only:    $105
  • Sign up for two sessions:           $200
  • Sign up for all three sessions:   $275
See calendar for further details below for further details
  • SESSION ONE: Intro to Woodturning and Pen Turning
    • JUNE 20 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SESSION TWO: Intro to Bowl Turning
    • JULY 18 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SESSION THREE: Intro to Special Techniques
    • AUGUST 8 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Calendar

May

May 7  | Woodcarving Apprenticeship Program CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Instructor: Paul Rolfe. This is an on-going class that you can sign up for a month of sessions or up to three months in advance to save money. You are encouraged to take an introductory class before starting this program. In the class, you will be taught the traditional approach of woodcarving using gouges, chisels and a mallet. The first thing you will learn is how to sharpen your tools and then how to use them properly. Eventually, you will be able to work on any project of your choice, receiving instructive input along the way. Please call Paul at the store for more information.

6:30 - 9 pm Every Thursday.

May 9  | NC Woodcarving Association CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Meeting begins at 2 pm.

Monthly meeting of the North Carolina Woodcarving Association. Visitors are always welcome.

May 14| Woodcarving Apprenticeship Program CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Instructor: Paul Rolfe. This is an on-going class that you can sign up for a month of sessions or up to three months in advance to save money. You are encouraged to take an introductory class before starting this program. In the class, you will be taught the traditional approach of woodcarving using gouges, chisels and a mallet. The first thing you will learn is how to sharpen your tools and then how to use them properly. Eventually, you will be able to work on any project of your choice, receiving instructive input along the way. Please call Paul at the store for more information.

6:30 - 9 pm Every Thursday.

May 19| Triangle Woodworkers Association CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Meeting begins at 7 pm.

Monthly meeting of the Triangle Woodworkers Association. Visitors are always welcome.

May 21| Woodcarving Apprenticeship Program CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Instructor: Paul Rolfe. This is an on-going class that you can sign up for a month of sessions or up to three months in advance to save money. You are encouraged to take an introductory class before starting this program. In the class, you will be taught the traditional approach of woodcarving using gouges, chisels and a mallet. The first thing you will learn is how to sharpen your tools and then how to use them properly. Eventually, you will be able to work on any project of your choice, receiving instructive input along the way. Please call Paul at the store for more information.

6:30 - 9 pm Every Thursday.

May 28| Woodcarving Apprenticeship Program CLICK TO READ OR COLLAPSE

Instructor: Paul Rolfe. This is an on-going class that you can sign up for a month of sessions or up to three months in advance to save money. You are encouraged to take an introductory class before starting this program. In the class, you will be taught the traditional approach of woodcarving using gouges, chisels and a mallet. The first thing you will learn is how to sharpen your tools and then how to use them properly. Eventually, you will be able to work on any project of your choice, receiving instructive input along the way. Please call Paul at the store for more information.

6:30 - 9 pm Every Thursday.


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AND...the Winners are:
Best in Youth:  Mark Diard
Best in Intermediate:  Scott Johnston
Best in Open:  Jim Mcguire
Carver's Choice:  Jim McGuire
Best in Novice:  Robert Broome
Second in Open:  Charles Mclaurin
People's Choice:  Charles McLaurin
Carver's Challenge:  Dwayne Gosnell, Ron Dowdy, Danny Mills
The 2015 NC Woodcarving Festival was held on Saturday, March 21st at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Raleigh, NC. The festival is held once a year in Raleigh. It's a celebration of woodcarving that's open to all friends of the art.

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  • Abrasives (sandpaper, sanding discs, sanding belts, sanding pads)
  • Bits & Blades for routers, drills, band saws, table saws etc.
  • Books & DVD's on all types of woodworking projects and plans
  • Carving & Turning tools
  • Cabinet making tools, supplies, books and plans
  • Finishing supplies, books and restore products
  • Hardware fasteners, hinges and screws
  • Power Tools, Machinery, Dust Collection machinery, hoses and fittings, Sharpening stones, tools and machinery
  • Safety products, Woods – common and exotic