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SHAPING AND DECORATING IN HARMONY WITH WOOD

Original and custom woodturning, historic reproduction furniture, architectural restoration, new indoor and outdoor decorative turnings, woodturnings for sale, demonstrations, classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced.

 
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LEARN ABOUT MY ART

Woodturning Gallery Open Only by Appointment

Monday through Sunday

Classes and Shop Time at Highlands Woodturning are scheduled by individual arrangement

Free Woodturning Sampler Survey

1/2 hour demonstration & discussion

by prior arrangement

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

 

Woodturning classes are offered for up to three students by specific mutual arrangement.

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    Skew & Gouge Design Challenge - Osolnik-style Candlesticks (1)
    Highlands Woodturning
    Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 862 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    The challenge of the skew chisel control for intermediate woodturners lies in control over the long point and managing the peeling cut to create these beautiful candlesticks in walnut or cherry. (Pre-req: Basic Spindle Class)
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    Basic individual and small group woodturning class (full day) by arrangement (3)
    Highlands Woodturning
    Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Woodturning 101: Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Sharpening, Process, Design -- Spindles (morning) and Bowls (afternoon)
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    Creating Art in Wood natural-edge turning
    Highlands Woodturning
    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.
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    Turning Goblets & Cups
    Highlands Woodturning
    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.
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    Basic woodturning bowl class
    Highlands Woodturning
    Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, Maine 04421
    Woodturning 101b: 1/2 day of Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Process, Design for Bowls. (1/2 day of spindle turning is pre-requisite)
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    Basic woodturning spindle class
    Highlands Woodturning
    Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Road, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    Woodturning 101b: 1/2 day of Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Process, Design for turning spindles. (required class for all new students to complete)
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    Make Your Own Shaker Footstool
    Highlands Woodturning
    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. Monday evenings 5:30 - 8:30 beginning November 24th. Working classes Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, and 16 by arrangement respecting weather. $80 per person plus materials TBD.
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    Intermediate woodturning bowl class
    Highlands Woodturning
    Time is TBD
    Highlands Woodturning, 872 Castine Rd, Castine, Maine 04421
    Woodturning 201b: full day of Safety, Lathe, Terminology, Tools, Process, Design for Bowls. (basic spindle turning and bowl turning is pre-requisite)
 

PAST CLASSES - SAMPLES OF THE FUTURE

Check out our previous Classes to learn more.

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MAKE YOUR OWN SHAKER FOOTSTOOL

A 4-session class on building your own Shaker Footstool. Sponsored by Highlands Woodturning and the Castine Arts Association. $95 per person, all materials included.

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SIGN CARVING WORKSHOP

Offering a 4-6 week class on carving your own sign. Sponsored by Highlands Woodturning. $10 each session + cost of materials. 4-6 weeks.

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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 -- two evenings of 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: 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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