WELCOME TO THE WOOD AND LATHE STUDIOS

Sawtooth’s Wood and Lathe Studios host classes on a wide range of woodworking and turning projects and techniques for students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are getting started with the basics, or exploring more advanced projects and techniques, there’s a place for you in our studios. Each of our instructors brings their own knowledge and experience of woodworking to the classroom, and our class offerings change each season. Class topics range from small furniture projects and joinery techniques to spoon carving, woodturning and basketry. The Spacious wood studios are well equipped with professional quality machines and tools and sturdy work benches. Class sizes are kept small to allow for plenty of hands-on practice and individual attention. In our studios, you’ll find a friendly and helpful community of woodworkers, exploring craft traditions and creating timeless, modern heirloom quality work in wood.

For more information about Sawtooth Wood programming, including work-study, internships, open studio and private instruction, please contact Director of Wood Programs, Josie Vogel, at wood@sawtooth.org or 336.723.7395 x1207.

 

EQUIPMENT:

The sawtooth wood studio is equipped with 5 sturdy work benches and all of the basic shop machines including a miter saw, SawStop table saw, 14/12 bandsaw, 6” jointer, 13” planer, router table, belt, and spindle sander, two drill presses, mortising machines, Tormek sharpening system, and dust collection. We also have an array of handheld power tools and traditional hand planes, drawknives, chisels and more. In the Lathe Studio we have five 18/36 lathes, high-speed steel turning tools at each workstation, a variable speed grinder, 12” band saw and dust collection.

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