Sep
1
Sat
NCFS Woodturning Club @ the North Carolina Furniture School
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NCFS Woodturning Club meets on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am – 12 pm.

Each week one of our members (or occasionally a special guest) will demonstrate woodturning techniques. On the weeks where time permits, members are encouraged to try the new lesson on one of our lathes. Please bring your own chisels and safety gear.

NCFS Woodturning Club members benefits include:

  • special discounts on lumber
  • special discounts on tools and equipment
  • special discounts on NCFS classes & special events
  • group rates for conferences

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Sep
22
Sat
Handcraft your own Farm Table! @ The North Carolina Furniture School
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm

September 22 – 23 & 28 – 30, 2018

This is a rare opportunity to join us for an intensive workshop to build your own full size dining table! We will go through every step from design to finishing in this 5 day course. The class will be held over two consecutive weekends to accommodate everyone’s busy work schedules.

Every participant will be provided a kit consisting of 2″ thick reclaimed heart pine boards, fasteners, consumables, and finishes. You will have the option of staining or milk painting your table base to pair with your hand-rubbed table top. The kits are customizable in size up to 74″ long x 40″ wide. These will be four-leg tables, with a choice between turned or straight tapered legs, up to 5″ thick.

***please note that due to intensive preparations and material costs, we will not be able to refund in the event of cancellation***

please email questions to: stuart@stuartkent.com

Oct
6
Sat
NCFS Woodturning Club @ the North Carolina Furniture School
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NCFS Woodturning Club meets on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am – 12 pm.

Each week one of our members (or occasionally a special guest) will demonstrate woodturning techniques. On the weeks where time permits, members are encouraged to try the new lesson on one of our lathes. Please bring your own chisels and safety gear.

NCFS Woodturning Club members benefits include:

  • special discounts on lumber
  • special discounts on tools and equipment
  • special discounts on NCFS classes & special events
  • group rates for conferences

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Oct
11
Thu
Come see us at the North Carolina State Fair! @ the North Carolina State Fair
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm

Come see us at the North Carolina State Fair! We are located just down the hill behind the Village of Yesteryear, directly in front of the Rose Garden

We will have woodturning demonstrations daily at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, & 4:00

be sure to take advantage of our special State Fair discount on all NCFS classes: sign up at the fair and get $100 off any 2 day class through September of next year! We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Nov
3
Sat
NCFS Woodturning Club @ the North Carolina Furniture School
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NCFS Woodturning Club meets on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am – 12 pm.

Each week one of our members (or occasionally a special guest) will demonstrate woodturning techniques. On the weeks where time permits, members are encouraged to try the new lesson on one of our lathes. Please bring your own chisels and safety gear.

NCFS Woodturning Club members benefits include:

  • special discounts on lumber
  • special discounts on tools and equipment
  • special discounts on NCFS classes & special events
  • group rates for conferences

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Nov
10
Sat
Introduction to Woodturning @ the North Carolina Furniture School
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm

North Carolina Furniture School Weekend Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning

Join us for two full days of woodturning! This course is designed to introduce you to the tools and techniques for safe, efficient woodturning. It’s a good course for beginners because it starts with the basics, provides a strong foundation in shop safety, and launches you right into fast and efficient woodturning. You will gain a solid understanding of common tooling, machine options and features, types of cuts, basic lathe joinery for furniture making, spindle turning, bowl turning, and more!

Both days will begin with a morning presentation and Q & A session, followed by hands-on learning at the lathe. Materials are included. Samples will include a bead and cove set, cylinders, cones, joinery samples, and a completed wooden bowl.

We look forward to meeting you in person, reserve your spot today – seats are limited and fill very quickly!

 

Nov
17
Sat
Hollow Form Woodturning Master Class @ The North Carolina Furniture School
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
North Carolina Furniture School Woodturning Master Class: Hollow Form Woodturning

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED WOODTURNING SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

Join us for two full days of woodturning and learn techniques for making hollow vessels. This course introduces the materials and methods for safe, efficient woodturning, with emphasis on making fine wooden hollow vessels for utility and display. Hollow Form Woodturning is a good course for all woodworking skill levels. The course will lead students through material preparation, design, tooling, hands-on woodturning, and finishing. So if you are just beginning or have been turning for a while and are ready to advance your skills with hollow vessel turning you will love this class!

We look forward to meeting you for a full day of woodturning, reserve your seat today – only 8 seats for this course and they fill quickly!

252.916.8226 info@ncfurnitureschool.com