Skew Turning

Skew Turning Classes

ALL DAY WORKSHOP (9am – 4:30pm)

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SKEW

PRESENTED by AL MIRMAN

The Skew and Learn How to Use It
Tool Architecture - Description
Sharpening
Lathe Preparation
Spindle Turning Basics
Roughing Out, Peeling Cut
Planing Cut
Catches
Tied Underhand Grip
V-Grooves or V-Cut
Shoulder Cut (or Facing Cut)
Saucer Cut
Pommel Cut
Parting Off Cut
Rolling Cut (Beads & Coves)
Negative Rake Scraping -Boxes, Bowls
Grooving (End grain/Face grain)

Class projects utilizing above skill sets
Spinning Top (Small top, larger top, 2 piece top)
Bowl (that’s right, make a complete bowl with a skew)
Scratch Awl w/music wire, copper ferrule & exotic wood handle
Spec dimension Maple spindle (utilizing template)
Finials (one from Pine, one from Ebony)