Beginners Engine Turning | Tutor: Brittany Nicole Cox ($400) | Limited to 4 Students | March 2nd & 3rd | March 5th & 6th
This class aims to provide students with a basic understanding of engine turning, set up, and simple pattern development. Whether students are looking into watch dials, jewelry, or are just curious about guilloché work in general, this class offers a good foundation. Most students leave with at least one finished project, such as a pendant or a writing pen and a set of guilloché medallions of different patterns.
Engine Turning II | Tutors: Brittany Nicole Cox + David Lindow($600) | Limited to 6 Students | March 12th & 13th | March 16th & 17th
This class is designed for those with a rudimentary knowledge of engine turning or guilloché work. It will include lessons on surface preparation, demonstrate integration of divergent patterns, how to work with borders, laying out work that requires more than one center, and other advanced concepts. Whether you are interested in making watch dials, custom jewelry, or decorative arts this class will further your understanding and skills. The projects will vary depending on the students interest, and the course will take a hands on approach. This class allows the use of an elliptical chuck and other attachments. Each student will leave with at least one completed project.
Engine Turning III | Tutors: Brittany Nicole Cox + David Lindow ($600) | Limited to 6 Students | March 19th & 20th
This class picks up where Engine Turning II left off. You'll have the opportunity to use a Hauser Jig borer, Schaublin lathes, and a microscope to layout and execute your patterns and projects. We also have some new pattern bars for the straightline machine to try out!
Each class includes five 1 3/8" brass practice discs. All other materials are pay as you go. If you have any special material requests please let us know beforehand so we can accommodate your interests.
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