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WOD103: Wood Lathe SBU
Class Number 318-53826

Woodturning is a method of woodworking used to create wooden bowls, pens, table legs and endless other round or cylindrical items on a lathe.

Learn to safely use the lathe to make wooden parts in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Discover how to set up the lathe, prepare raw materials, and use different wood turning tools. Spin circles around the shop with the new skills acquired in this class!

Project: Turn a wooden spindle

Prerequisites: WOD101: Woodshop SBU is recommended but not required

Equipment access: Wood lathe

Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: None


  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, short sleeves, face shield
  • Advisable: Hearing protection, particle filter, or dust mask

    Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

    TechShop Location: TechShop San Jose
    Room / Area: Woodshop
    Instructor: Jeanne Fishback
    Class Date: Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
    Start Time: 6:00 PM
    Class Length: 2 Hours
    Member Price: $60.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
    Non-member Price: $75.00
    Lab Fee: $10.00
    Age Range: 16 and Up
    Min. Students: 2
    Max Students: 4
    Current Students: 4
    Seats Left: 0
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    Sunday, 12/28/2014 Wood Lathe SBU