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SHAPING AND DECORATING IN HARMONY WITH WOOD

Free traditional woodturning demonstrations
Hands-on classes and consulting by arrangement
Original and custom woodturned art for sale
Commission a bowl or keepsake from a favorite tree
Architectural restoration woodturned multiple and single parts
New indoor/outdoor decorative turnings

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LEARN ABOUT MY ART

Woodturning Gallery Open by Appointment and by Chance Monday through Sunday 8:30 - 4:30

FREE! Traditional Woodturning Demonstrations as posted and by advance request

Woodturning Classes: beginners to advanced (up to three students) by individual pre-registration

"Shop Time" at Highlands Woodturning for qualified students scheduled by individual reservation.

Places to stay while you visit: hsmaha333@gmail.com and https://castine.me.us/welcome/

Woodturning tutorials are offered by specific mutual arrangement.

  • Dec 05, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Hands-on workshop turning small Holiday items for any of three daily or half-day sessions -- ornaments (globes with icicles, "shadow" Christmas trees, mini-bird-feeders, lidded boxes, etc.) -- in a fun exercise of spindle skill-building and creative turning in artistic shape, form, and texture.
  • Dec 06, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Hands-on workshop turning small Holiday items for any of three daily or half-day sessions -- ornaments (globes with icicles, "shadow" Christmas trees, mini-bird-feeders, lidded boxes, etc.) -- in a fun exercise of spindle skill-building and creative turning in artistic shape, form, and texture.
  • Dec 09, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Hands-on workshop turning small Holiday items for any of three daily or half-day sessions -- ornaments (globes with icicles, "shadow" Christmas trees, mini-bird-feeders, lidded boxes, etc.) -- in a fun exercise of spindle skill-building and creative turning in artistic shape, form, and texture.
  • Jan 05, 2023, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Woodturning 101: Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Wood, Tools, Process, Design -- Spindles (morning) and Bowls (afternoon)
  • Jan 10, 2023, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Basic Spindle Woodturning is a pre-requisite requirement for other woodturning lessons and will include an introduction to the woodturning lathe: Safety, Terminology, Tools, Sharpening, Process, Design, etc. and hands-on practice.
  • Jan 10, 2023, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Woodturning 101b: 1/2 day of Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Process, Design for Bowls. (1/2 day of spindle turning is pre-requisite)
  • Feb 14, 2023, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Learn tricks and tips to master woodturning multiple copies of the same turned profile
  • Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Offering a 4-session class on building your own Shaker Footstool. Sponsored by Highlands Woodturning. Working classes times and dates by mutual arrangement respecting weather. $100 per person plus materials TBD.
  • Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd
    Learn to turn wooden stemmed and stemless goblets in both useful and natural edge. Basic spindle and bowl classes are pre-requisite. This class focuses on hollowing and is an excellent preparation for ornaments, boxes, and small art forms classes.
  • Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd
    Hands-on learning to turn small, natural-edge art forms -- an evening of creative turning shape, form, and texture. Basic bowl turning is pre-requisite.
  • Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, Maine 04421
    Woodturning 201b: full day of Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Sharpening, Process, Design for Bowls. (basic spindle turning and bowl turning is pre-requisite)

PAST INSTRUCTIONAL  TUTORIALS - SAMPLES OF THE FUTURE

A sampling of woodturning and woodworking classes

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MAKE YOUR OWN SHAKER FOOTSTOOL

A 4-session tutorial on building your own Shaker Footstool. Sponsored by Highlands Woodturning.

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SIGN CARVING WORKSHOP

Offering a 4-6 week class on carving your own sign. Sponsored by Highlands Woodturning.

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MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY RA STUDENT EVENT AT HIGHLANDS WOODTURNING

Beginning Woodturning for MMA Students: We covered safety, lathe, basic techniques, spindle turning tools (morning), bowl turning tools (afternoon), tool sharpening, design, functional rules for successful cutting, finishes.

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SMALL ART IN WOOD NATURAL-EDGE TURNING

Hands-on learning to turn small, natural-edge art forms -- guided tutorial on creative turning shape, form, and texture. Basic bowl turning is prerequisite.

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BASIC WOODTURNING CLASS (FULL DAY OR TWO HALF-DAYS)

Woodturning 101 tutorial: Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Process, Design -- Spindles (morning) and Bowls (afternoon)

CONTACT

For questions or comments about Highlands Woodturning, please get in touch today.

872 Castine Road, Castine, Maine 04421

Phone: 207-951-5086

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