WOODTURNING
Classes & Workshops

THE ARTISANS CENTRE PETERBOROUGH IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE KAWARTHA WOODTURNERS GUILD IS OFFERING THE FOLLOWING CLASSES:  

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Please note that in order for instructors to prepare enough materials for students registration closes 3 days before the class date on some classes. You can now choose to register and pay for classes in the following ways:

  • Register online
  • Pay Online
  • Register online but choose invoice and e-transfer payment to info@artisanscentre.ca
  • Register online but choose invoice and pay with cash or cheque in the studio
  • Register at the studio in Peterborough Square
 

Upcoming events

    • 17 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • Peterborough Square
    Register

    Registration is now open for Classes and workshop please see the calendar

    Classes, will be smaller to accommodate social distancing. 

    The Artisans Market is on line and on display at the Centre for you to browse and shop. 


    If you would like to support ACP through the pandemic please go to the “Make a gift” page:  https://acp35.wildapricot.org/Make-a-gift

    Thank you

    Stay safe and keep your distance

    • 10 Sep 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 1 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Basic Woodturning

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       TBA
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $275.00              ACP Members:  $235.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 2              Sessions: 4



    • 21 Sep 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Basic Pen Turning

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton
    Cost:     $75.00                 ACP Members:  $65.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       2

    TBA

    • 23 Sep 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 1
    Register

    Natural Edge Bowl    

    This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $100.00                 ACP Members:  $85.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4



    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 1 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 2 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 8 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 29 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Basic Woodturning

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       TBA
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $275.00              ACP Members:  $235.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 2              Sessions: 4



    • 12 Oct 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Sharpening Woodturning Tools

    This class will cover the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools.  Included will be the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment.  Students are encouraged to bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.

    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $40.00                 ACP Members:  $35.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                           Maximum number of students:       6


    • 19 Oct 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 1
    Register

    Basic Pen Turning

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton
    Cost:     $75.00                 ACP Members:  $65.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       2

    TBA

    • 21 Oct 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Natural Edge Bowl    

    This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $100.00                 ACP Members:  $85.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4



    • 22 Oct 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 5 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 26 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Basic Woodturning

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       TBA
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $275.00              ACP Members:  $235.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 2              Sessions: 4



    • 9 Nov 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Sharpening Woodturning Tools

    This class will cover the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools.  Included will be the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment.  Students are encouraged to bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.

    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $40.00                 ACP Members:  $35.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                           Maximum number of students:       6


    • 16 Nov 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Basic Pen Turning

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton
    Cost:     $75.00                 ACP Members:  $65.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       2

    TBA

    • 18 Nov 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Natural Edge Bowl    

    This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $100.00                 ACP Members:  $85.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4



    • 26 Nov 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 3 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 17 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Basic Woodturning

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       TBA
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $275.00              ACP Members:  $235.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 2              Sessions: 4



    • 7 Dec 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Sharpening Woodturning Tools

    This class will cover the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools.  Included will be the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment.  Students are encouraged to bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.

    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $40.00                 ACP Members:  $35.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                           Maximum number of students:       6


    • 9 Dec 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Natural Edge Bowl    

    This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $100.00                 ACP Members:  $85.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4



    • 14 Dec 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    Basic Pen Turning

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Lorne Hamilton
    Cost:     $75.00                 ACP Members:  $65.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       2

    TBA

    • 12 Apr 2021
    • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square
    • 12
    Register

    MONDAY April 12, 2021

    10:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.

    TEACHER:  Barbara Bellchambers


    All students must have experience with pyrography - drawing lines and shading in layers.

    ACP MEMBERS: $30

    NON-MEMBERS:  $40 

    Teacher will supply:  Tutorial 

    Students should bring: a prepared gourd cleaned inside and out, wood burner and burning pens - shader, small ball (can borrow from teacher if you do not have one), and skew or what you prefer for burning lines


Past events

17 Sep 2020 ACP Board Meeting
14 Sep 2020 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
27 Aug 2020 Photography for Online sales
31 Mar 2020 Basic Box Turning
25 Mar 2020 Natural Edge Bowl
24 Mar 2020 Turning a Peppermill
19 Mar 2020 ACP Board Meeting
16 Mar 2020 Basic Pen Turning
11 Mar 2020 Off-Centre Turning
5 Mar 2020 Basic Woodturning
2 Mar 2020 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
26 Feb 2020 Natural Edge Bowl
25 Feb 2020 Basic Box Turning
18 Feb 2020 Turning a Peppermill
12 Feb 2020 Off-Centre Turning
10 Feb 2020 Basic Pen Turning
6 Feb 2020 Basic Woodturning
3 Feb 2020 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
28 Jan 2020 Basic Box Turning
22 Jan 2020 Natural Edge Bowl
20 Jan 2020 Basic Pen Turning
15 Jan 2020 Off-Centre Turning
13 Jan 2020 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
9 Jan 2020 Basic Woodturning
11 Dec 2019 Natural Edge Bowl
9 Dec 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
3 Dec 2019 Basic Woodturning
2 Dec 2019 Basic Pen Turning
29 Nov 2019 Ornament - Inside-Out
26 Nov 2019 Basic Box Turning
25 Nov 2019 Beginner Pyrography
22 Nov 2019 Ornament - Bird House
18 Nov 2019 Basic Pen Turning
15 Nov 2019 Ornament - Bird House
13 Nov 2019 Natural Edge Bowl
8 Nov 2019 Ornament - Ball & Finial
7 Nov 2019 Basic Woodturning
4 Nov 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
2 Nov 2019 ARTISANity Show & Sale
28 Oct 2019 ACP Annual General Meeting
26 Oct 2019 Ornament - Inside-Out
22 Oct 2019 Basic Box Turning
21 Oct 2019 Basic Pen Turning
19 Oct 2019 Ornament - Ball & Finial
17 Oct 2019 ACP Board Meeting
9 Oct 2019 Off-Centre Turning
7 Oct 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
3 Oct 2019 Basic Woodturning
28 Sep 2019 Ornament - Inside-Out Turning
25 Sep 2019 Natural Edge Bowl
24 Sep 2019 Basic Box Turning
23 Sep 2019 Basic Pen Turning
14 Sep 2019 Ornament - Ball & Finial
9 Sep 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
5 Sep 2019 Basic Woodturning
15 Aug 2019 Call for Entry "ARTISANity"
20 Jun 2019 ACP Board Meeting
17 Jun 2019 Basic Pen Turning June 17
13 Jun 2019 Basic Woodturning 4 Sessions Starting June 13
10 Jun 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
29 May 2019 Turning A Peppermill
22 May 2019 Natural Edge Bowl May 22
20 May 2019 Basic Pen Turning May 20
16 May 2019 Basic Woodturning 4 Sessions Starting May 16
15 May 2019 Basic Box Turning
11 May 2019 Spring ARTISANity Show & Sale
6 May 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
3 May 2019 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
1 May 2019 Off-Centre Turning
29 Apr 2019 Basic Pen Turning
24 Apr 2019 Natural Edge Bowl
17 Apr 2019 Turning Wooden Goblets
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