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Pen Turning

Pen Turning
How do you make exclusive writing utensils from two simple turned objects? This course will teach...
How do you make exclusive writing utensils from two simple turned objects? This course will teach you how to make twist-action ballpoint pens and high-quality fountain pens from different materials (solid wood, acrylic, horn). It explains the necessary equipment, the many different wrought materials and how to work them. You will learn in detail how to cut with a bowl gouge and chisel, which clamping methods to use, and how to select the right tools and sharpen them.
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Günther Friese

The aim of the enthusiastic woodturner, 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

KURSORT 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 Niederalteich is optimally equipped with

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


St. Ursulaweg 19
94557 Niederalteich

More info on our Workshop location Niederalteich

Workshop impressions


Impressions of our course - Pen Turning

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Impressions of previous workshops

  • QualifikationBasic woodturning skills and knowledge.
  • InfoPen kits and material as required (from €30).
  • LanguageGerman
  • Participants6
  • InstructorGünther Friese
  • Duration1 day
  • Appointment11/05
  • Time9:00 - 6:00 PM
  • LocationSt.-Ursulaweg 19, 94557 Niederalteich
Workshop no. KU1971803
€129.00 pro Teilnehmer

Prices incl. VAT

"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"
Many other models
Course No. Start End Location Price  
Kursnnummer: KU1971801
Start: 2/3/18
end: 2/3/18
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00
Kursnnummer: KU1971802
Start: 5/9/18
end: 5/9/18
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00
Kursnnummer: KU1971803
Start: 11/5/18
end: 11/5/18
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00
Kursnnummer: KU1971703
Start: 11/27/17
end: 11/27/17
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00
Kursnnummer: KU1971702
Start: 5/3/17
end: 5/3/17
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00
Kursnnummer: KU1971701
Start: 3/16/17
end: 3/16/17
Location: Niederalteich
Price: €129.00

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