Wood Turning 2 Jan 26-27 PEPPER MILL


Date and Time: Jan 26-27  8:30 to 4:30

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Course outline:   Wood Turning 2

Learn to build your own beautiful, Crushgrind pepper mill

 You will be guided step by step through the process to build a crush grind pepper/salt mill in the style and wood of your choice.


Day 1

  1. Shop safety: Review on how to protect your lungs, eyes, ears and fingers.
  2. Discussion on wood Turning, its origins, it’s evolution and its increasing popularity.
  3. The Lathe, discussion on types, models with focus on home shop requirements.
  4. Chucks and other holding devices,
  5. Chisels and gouges. How to use and sharpen.
  6. Demonstration on the different cuts we use.
  7. Class Turning. We will set up 7 lathes with one students per lathe to practice the basic cuts
  8. Lunch
  9. Discussion on pepper mills. mechanism, sizes materials
  10. Student will select  size shape and wood species
  11. Students will prepare  an outline drawing to use as a guide.
  12. Using the prepared 3 x 3 x 12 blanks,  we turn a cylinder.
  13. We will then explain the step by step process to build your mill.
  14. Day 2
  15. Mill turning,
  16. installing grind mechanism and finish
  17. Shop clean up.
  18. Group photo



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