Project Lab: Turn Your Own Wand

Project Lab: Turn Your Own Wand

Become a wizard in this wood-turning experience by turning your own wand out of exotic woods.

Instructor Savannah Stewart

Great For

  • Those interested in woodturning, and want to see how great it is

  • Aspiring wizards

Skills Toolbox

  • The basics of using a wood lathe, and the technique to be safe and accurate

  • We will walk you through the parts of the lathe, how it functions, and the wood-turning tools you will need to turn a square block of wood into almost anything

  • How to confidently turn the wand of your dreams!

Tool Clearance

  • The lathe room and any of our spindles tools (gouges, chucks, centers, etc.)

  • This does not clear you for bowl and vessel use on these lathes

(Idea Foundry workshop members who have taken this class are cleared for independent use of these tools in the shop. Learn more about membership here.)

Pairs Well With

Learn how to turn bowls and/or hollow vessels in one of these classes Intermediate Woodturning I: Log to Bowl or Intermediate Woodturning II: Hollow Vessel

Plan Your Visit

All materials and safety equipment supplied.  Closed-toed shoes, natural fibers (cotton, denim, linen), with long hair pulled back. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


Idea Foundry Member - $65

Non Member -$85

Upcoming Dates

  • JULY 24 | 6:30-9:30PM (4 Spots Left)