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Woodturning Intensive Course (Spindle Turning)

On the first day we will start by getting acquainted with the lathe, its structure, the...
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We will work in small groups with intensive tutoring. Each participant will work at an individual lathe. You will have the possibility to test our whole range of woodturning tools and accessories.
Spindle turning:
Here, the wood fibres run parallel to the spindle axis. You clamp the workpiece either with a spur driver and the revolving centre or with a chuck.
On the first day we will start by getting acquainted with the lathe, its structure, the accessories as well as the jigs and clamps for spindle turning. This will be followed by an introduction into the basic required tools for spindle turning, such as the roughing out gouge, deep fluted gouges, parting tool, and chisel. We will practice handling and guiding hands-on, using simple workpieces in various types of wood. The participants will also be shown in detail how to sharpen tools at the bench grinder and the Tormek using different sharpening systems. They will have the opportunity to test the sharpening tools on the spot. On the next day, you will learn how to sharpen hooks, scraper blades, and ring tools while working on either a jar or an end grain vessel or turning wood balls. You can alternatively work on your own ideas.
  • The combination of both courses (spindle and faceplate turning) forms the basis for turning your own objects.
  • If you book the spindle and faceplate courses together, we'll give you a DICTUM voucher worth 20 €.
  • If you buy a woodworking lathe for more than 2000 € from DICTUM, we'll give you a voucher worth €150 for a turning course of your choice.
 
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Günther Friese

The aim of the enthusiastic wood turner, master cabinetmaker and freelance artist is to preserve traditional craftsman techniques. He has been giving wood turning courses for beginners and advanced participants for many years. In the DICTUM woodturning workshop he will share with you his enthusiasm for wood as a beautiful material, and he will give you an insight into his enormous wealth of experience.Günther Friese

More information on the workshop location

Workshop-centre Niederalteich

A haven for traditional crafts!

A mere 10 minutes drive from our company headquarters in Metten, it is situated idyllically between the river Danube and the Natural Reserve Bavarian Forest and offers ideal conditions for undisturbed creative work.

The former stable of the Monastery Niederaltaich is optimally equipped with

  • Bench room,
  • Turning workshop,
  • Sharpening room,
  • Machine room,
  • Kitchen and Sanitary rooms.

 


DICTUM-Kurswerkstatt
St. Ursulaweg 19
94557 Niederalteich



More info on our Workshop location Niederalteich
Impressions

Workshop impressions

Impressions - Woodturning Intensive Course

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Impressions of previous workshops

  • QualifikationNone.
  • InfoCourse fee plus wood as required (from aprox. € 20), the participants may also bring their own material along.
  • Participants6
  • Language_LongGerman
  • InstructorGünther Friese
  • Duration2 days
  • Appointment5.12. - 6.12.2016
  • Time09.00 - 18.00
  • SeminarortSt.-Ursulaweg 19
    94557 Niederalteich
Workshop no. KU1421608
€245.00 pro Teilnehmer

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Additional course dates available on request - our lines are open Monday till Friday, from 8 am to 8 pm by telephone on + 49-(0)991-9109-909 or via email to workshop@dictum.com
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Course No. Date End Location Price  
Kursnnummer: KU1421701
Beginn: 1/10/17
Ende: 1/11/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421702
Beginn: 2/21/17
Ende: 2/22/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421703
Beginn: 4/3/17
Ende: 4/4/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421704
Beginn: 5/29/17
Ende: 5/30/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421705
Beginn: 7/10/17
Ende: 7/11/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421706
Beginn: 10/9/17
Ende: 10/10/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421707
Beginn: 11/14/17
Ende: 11/15/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421708
Beginn: 12/4/17
Ende: 12/5/17
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €249.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421608
Beginn: 12/5/16
Ende: 12/6/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421607
Beginn: 11/2/16
Ende: 11/3/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421606
Beginn: 10/4/16
Ende: 10/5/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421605
Beginn: 7/25/16
Ende: 7/26/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421604
Beginn: 5/9/16
Ende: 5/10/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421603
Beginn: 4/4/16
Ende: 4/5/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421602
Beginn: 2/24/16
Ende: 2/25/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00
Kursnnummer: KU1421601
Beginn: 1/11/16
Ende: 1/12/16
Ort: Niederalteich
Price: €245.00

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