Friday
December 14th, 2018


Member since 1999

Grey-Bruce TurnFest 2018 Workshops

Friday, October 19th
Lost Wood Goblet by Art LiestmanLost Wood Process
by Art Liestman from Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild in New Westminster, BC
9:00AM - 4:00PM at 1225 Wellington Street.
Workshop limit 8, available 3. Workshop cost $140. Material fee $25.
In this workshop, you will turn spindle blanks that are made up of three laminated layers. After turning, the middle layer is removed and the two outer layers are rejoined to give a turned object that isn't round. The session will include 3 projects; box, hollow vessel, and goblet. More details can be found in the article by Art in American Woodturner magazine Beyond Round: The Lost Wood Process (August 2012).
Monday, October 22nd
Scarface : Flame Texture by Art LiestmanTexturing and Colouring (including Flame Texturing)
by Art Liestman from Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild in New Westminster, BC
9:00AM - 4:00AM at 1225 Wellington Street.
Workshop limit 6, full. Workshop cost $180. Material fee $15.
In this workshop, you will learn the following colouring and texturing methods: texturing highly-figured wood with fire, texturing with rotary carvers and/or pyrography, enhancing figure in sanded highly-figured wood with acrylics, and highlighting textured wood with acrylics. There will be no turning in this class.
Tuesday, October 23rd
Scarface : Flame Texture by Art LiestmanTexturing and Colouring (including Flame Texturing) (repeat)
by Art Liestman from Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild in New Westminster, BC
9:00AM - 4:00AM at 1225 Wellington Street.
Workshop limit 6, available 2. Workshop cost $180. Material fee $15.
In this workshop, you will learn the following colouring and texturing methods: texturing highly-figured wood with fire, texturing with rotary carvers and/or pyrography, enhancing figure in sanded highly-figured wood with acrylics, and highlighting textured wood with acrylics. There will be no turning in this class.
Workshop cost includes lunch, snacks, and beverages, plus all material fees, unless specified otherwise.

Workshop Fees

Workshops are individually priced. Snacks, lunch, and drinks are included. Materials are also included unless noted otherwise for specific workshops.

Reserve your spot for one or more workshops on-line through the Registration page. Payment must be recieved within 2 weeks of your registration to guarantee your spot in the requested workshops.

Symposium and/or Workshop Payment

To guarantee your registration for the symposium and/or workshops, your payment must be received within 2 weeks of your registration. Please make your cheque payable to Grey-Bruce Woodturners Guild and mail to

Ray Fenton
P. O. Box 241
Port Elgin, ON
N0H 2C0

Symposium Location

The Grey-Bruce TurnFest 2018 Workshops will be held at the following location.

1225 Wellington Street
Port Elgin, ON

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