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Member Classes – Matt Monaco Class 2- Basic Spindle – Make a Rolling Pin

September 16, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


In this class you will learn the basics of spindle turning including what tools can be used (spindle gouge, skew, roughing gouge, etc.), how to properly use them and maintain them. You will also make a rolling pin that you can proudly display in your home, and bring to show and tell. The beginning spindle class will focus on understanding what tool control, clean cutting, and correct tool, and sharpening application is; related to creating & designing a basic spindle turned item such as a leg – starting with reinforcement of the kind of practice necessary to turn more efficiently and effortlessly, (at beginning of class).

Location: Wood World

Time: 10 am to 3:30 or 4:00 pm depending on class

Cost: $150 per day.  Materials and lunch are included in the price.

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


Class Offerings:

  • September 15, Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm: Bowl Pottery
  • September 16:  Friday: 10 am to 4 pm:  Basic Spindle 
  • September 17:  Saturday: 10 am to 3:30 pm:  Advanced Skew
  • September 18:  Sunday: 10 am to 3:30 pm:  Boxes

Matt Monaco, who is on a short list of apprenticed professional makers in the field, and is a nationally known educator of turned objects who creates, and lives in the Ozark region of the Missouri Southwest plains.  As a gifted woodturner, Matt has dedicated his craft to producing the highest quality wood-turned products for collectors, the trades, and all people who value the functionality, warmth and timeless beauty of hand turned wooden decor in their daily lives.

Matt’s connection to nature, plus 18 years of experience turning wood has allowed him the opportunity to explore the rigors of developing a skill that translates the splendor of trees in a way that offers his craftsmanship to collectors, select gallery buyers, and installations for interior designers.

Matts Website: https://www.monacobowls.com/




September 16, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Dallas Area Woodturners
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13650 TI Blvd, Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75243 United States
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Matt Monaco Basic Spindle or Advanced Skew
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