Rex Burningham Signature Course June 3-7, 2024

Rex Burningham Signature Course June 3-7, 2024

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Longtime professional woodturner, Rex Burningham, is a nationally recognized demonstrator and teacher. As an instructor for many years at the Dale L. Nish School of Woodturning, Rex has extensive experience in nearly all aspects of woodturning and is eager to share with students the fundamentals and advanced techniques for successful woodturning.

Functional Woodturning

The focus of this class will be functional woodturning with an emphasis on chucking, sharpening and tool techniques. Rex will share the tips and tricks that he a has picked up over 30 plus years of teaching woodturning and selling his woodturning. Bowls, plates, platters, bud vases, pepper mills, rolling pins, lidded spice bowls, goblets, and other production items will be turned to develop and test your skills. Harvesting wood and turning green (wet wood turning) wood will be explored in depth to give you the knowledge to produce your own turning blanks. We will also talk about tools, supplies and machines you will need to best achieve your woodturning goals. I will consider the class a success, not by the quality and quantity of the bowls you take home, but by the knowledge and skills you take home, things that will make you a better turner!

Projects: (may vary due to time restraints)
  • Open bowls
  • Plates
  • Platters
  • Pepper mill
  • Rolling pin
  • Wood handles
  • Bud Vase
  • Lidded spice bowl
Skills to be Taught: (may vary due to time restraints)
  • Harvesting wood
  • Tool and Lathe selection
  • Sharpening jigs
  • Tool techniques and control
  • Safe and secure chucking techniques
  • Design and form
  • Hollowing techniques and skills
  • Drying and finishing unseasoned wood projects
  • How and when to use a scraper
  • Design and Shape
  • Finishing Techniques
  • Proper Chucking Techniques
Registration information:
Our Dale L. Nish School of Woodturning facility is located in beautiful Provo, Utah, just 40 minutes south of Salt Lake City.

Upon registering for a class, we will send you an email containing our Workshop Guide in pdf format to assist you in planning your visit to Utah. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

In the event of cancellation:
We reserve the right to cancel workshops up to 4 weeks prior to the class date. In the event of a workshop cancellation, full tuition will be refunded. Please do not make airline reservations more than 4 weeks prior to the first day of class as we do not reimburse for any travel expenses incurred.

Student Cancellation:
Cancellations less than 6 weeks prior to the start of class will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.
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