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Member Class – April 21 – Cory White “Turning Good into Great – Woodturning Embellishments”

April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Tickets are $100.

Cory White
Harker Heights, Texas
Website: www.wherewoodisart.com

Email: corywhite7@gmail.com

DATE:  April 21, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Lunch included.  Note that the identical class is also being taught on April 22.

PURPOSE:  Students will receive hands-on instruction to learn, practice and apply a variety of embellishing techniques to turn good vessels into great pieces.

MORNING:  Students will use rotary carvers with carbide burs on wood tiles to learn and practice a number of embellishing techniques, including surface texturing patterns and color dry brushing.

AFTERNOON:  Students will apply their learning to embellish their own previously turned small (suggested no larger diameter than 6”) wide-rimmed bowls, shallow bowls, and/or plates (rim width suggested to be about 1”).

Students are encouraged to bring to class two or three small 6” diameter bowls with a ~1” rim. The class will focus on power carving and dry brush painting. 

Suggested Profile of Pieces brought by Students include:


  • Wood tiles (4” x 4” x 3/4”) 10 per participant                                 Club provides
  • Turning blanks (6” x 6” x 3”) if needed                                            Club provides 
  • Rotary Carving Tool that uses 1/8” shank burs                                Participant provides
  • 2-3 pre-turned small pieces for embellishing                                 Participant provides
  • Wood power carving tools for demonstrating                                Teacher brings
  • Wood burner (optional)                                                                   Teacher will have one                      
  • Carbide wood carving burs                                                              Teacher provides                               
  • Brass brushes and de-burring wheels                                              Teacher provides       
  • Black ink and brushes                                                                       Teacher provides
  • Acyclic paint and brushes                                                                 Teacher provides
  • Deburring wheel bits                                                                         Teacher provides       
  • Disposable gloves                                                                              Teacher provides
  • Sandpaper                                                                                          Teacher provides


Please click the link and Download the form below, Print and Sign it and bring it with you to the class.



April 21, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Dallas Area Woodturners
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13650 TI Blvd, Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75243 United States
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