Upcoming Workshops & Classes

    • 10 Apr 2024
    • 1 May 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       Bill Thompson & Claude Drapeau
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $315.00              ACP Members:  $270.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 4              Sessions: 4




    • 25 Apr 2024
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 3
    Register


    This class will cover the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools.  Included will be the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment.  Students shoulds bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.


    Instructors:       Bill Thompson  Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $50.00                 ACP Members:  $45.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                           Maximum number of students:       3


    • 30 Apr 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
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    This class will cover the basics of turning a hollow form from wood, including blank preparation, design considerations, and hollow turning basics.  Material fee included in costs.

    Instructor:  Vincent Way-Nee
    Prerequisite:  Basic Woodturning or demonstrated woodturning experience
    Cost:  $115.00                  ACP Members: $100.00

    Materials, lathe,s and tools provided
    Maximum number of students:  4


    • 1 May 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation,  turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Leslie Gifford Cook
    Cost:     $90.00                 ACP Members:  $80.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       4




    • 7 May 2024
    • 28 May 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 2
    Register

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       Bill Thompson & Claude Drapeau
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $315.00              ACP Members:  $270.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 4              Sessions: 4




    • 9 May 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register

     This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $130.00                 ACP Members:  $115.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4




    • 23 May 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register

    This class will cover the basics of turning a peppermill from wood, including blank preparation, turning basics, finishing and assembly.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau
    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning or demonstrated experience                                         
    Cost:     $130.00                 ACP Members:  $115.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                                 
    Maximum number of students:       4



    • 5 Jun 2024
    • 26 Jun 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 3
    Register

    This class will cover the safe operation of a lathe including appropriate personal safety protection and sharpening techniques for turning tools. It will cover techniques for turning spindles, both simple and complex, basic bowl and basic platter.

    Instructors:       Bill Thompson & Claude Drapeau
    Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $315.00              ACP Members:  $270.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied      
    Maximum number of students: 4              Sessions: 4




    • 6 Jun 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register


    This class will cover the basics of turning a lidded box, including
    blank preparation, design considerations, and turning basics. 


    Material fee of $10.00 included in cost. 

    Instructor:          Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:      Basic woodturning or demonstrated
    experience with woodturning

    Cost:     $125.00              ACP members:  $110.00

    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring
    their own tools

    Maximum number of students:  4

    • 13 Jun 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register

     This class will cover the basics of turning a natural edge bowl, including blank preparation, design considerations and turning basics.  Material fee of $10.00 included in cost.

    Instructors:       Claude Drapeau

    Prerequisite:     Basic Woodturning and demonstrated experience with a bowl gouge

    Cost:     $130.00                 ACP Members:  $115.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied, but students may bring their own tools.
    Maximum number of students: 4




    • 20 Jun 2024
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 3
    Register


    This class will cover the use of the One Way Wolverine system for sharpening woodturning tools.  Included will be the use of the Varigrind attachment for gouges and the skew attachment.  Students should bring their own woodturning tools to sharpen in the class.


    Instructors:       Bill Thompson  Prerequisite:     None
    Cost:     $50.00                 ACP Members:  $45.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                           Maximum number of students:       3


    • 26 Jun 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Unit 3
    • 4
    Register

    This class will cover the basics of turning pens from wood, including blank preparation,  turning basics, finishing and assembly.  Pens will include a standard Slimline pen and possible variations on the Slimline. Students will take home two completed pens.

    Prerequisite:     None
    Instructors:       Leslie Gifford Cook
    Cost:     $90.00                 ACP Members:  $80.00
    Materials, lathes and tools supplied                                    Maximum number of students:       4




Past events

18 Apr 2024 Turning a Peppermill
16 Apr 2024 Wig Stand Turning
11 Apr 2024 Basic Hollow Turning
9 Apr 2024 Wig Stand Turning
4 Apr 2024 Basic Lidded Box
3 Apr 2024 Basic Pen Turning
21 Mar 2024 Turning a Peppermill
19 Mar 2024 Wig Stand Turning
14 Mar 2024 Basic Lidded Box
7 Mar 2024 Basic Pen Turning
7 Mar 2024 Natural Edge Bowl
6 Mar 2024 Basic Woodturning
6 Mar 2024 Basic Pen Turning
29 Feb 2024 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
28 Feb 2024 Basic Pen Turning
22 Feb 2024 Turning a Peppermill
15 Feb 2024 Natural Edge Bowl
14 Feb 2024 Basic Pen Turning
9 Feb 2024 Basic Lidded Box
6 Feb 2024 Basic Woodturning
18 Jan 2024 Turning a Peppermill
11 Jan 2024 Natural Edge Bowl
10 Jan 2024 Basic Pen Turning
9 Jan 2024 Basic Pen Turning
6 Jan 2024 Basic Woodturning
4 Jan 2024 Basic Lidded Box
2 Jan 2024 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
21 Dec 2023 Basic Pen Turning
21 Dec 2023 Bird House Ornament
14 Dec 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
13 Dec 2023 Turning a Peppermill
13 Dec 2023 Basic Pen Turning
9 Dec 2023 Bird House Ornament
7 Dec 2023 Basic Lidded Box
6 Dec 2023 Spindle Christmas Ornaments
30 Nov 2023 Bird House Ornament
29 Nov 2023 Inside-Out Xmas Ornaments
29 Nov 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
28 Nov 2023 Basic Woodturning
23 Nov 2023 Turning a Peppermill
22 Nov 2023 Inside-Out Xmas Ornaments
21 Nov 2023 Basic Pen Turning
16 Nov 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
15 Nov 2023 Basic Pen Turning
9 Nov 2023 Basic Lidded Box
8 Nov 2023 Spindle Christmas Ornaments
1 Nov 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
31 Oct 2023 Basic Woodturning
26 Oct 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
25 Oct 2023 Inside-Out Xmas Ornaments
19 Oct 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
18 Oct 2023 Basic Pen Turning
17 Oct 2023 Basic Pen Turning
12 Oct 2023 Basic Lidded Box
11 Oct 2023 Spindle Christmas Ornaments
4 Oct 2023 Basic Woodturning
4 Oct 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
28 Sep 2023 Turning a Peppermill
23 Sep 2023 Beginner Pyrography
21 Sep 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
20 Sep 2023 Basic Pen Turning
19 Sep 2023 Basic Pen Turning
14 Sep 2023 Basic Lidded Box
13 Sep 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
12 Sep 2023 Basic Woodturning
6 Sep 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
5 Sep 2023 Basic Pen Turning
23 Aug 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
9 Aug 2023 Basic Pen Turning
8 Aug 2023 Basic Pen Turning
8 Aug 2023 Basic Woodturning
24 Jul 2023 Beginner Pyrography
19 Jul 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
5 Jul 2023 Basic Pen Turning
4 Jul 2023 Basic Pen Turning
4 Jul 2023 Basic Woodturning
26 Jun 2023 Cyanoacrylate (CA) Wood Finishing
22 Jun 2023 Basic Lidded Box
21 Jun 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
15 Jun 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
14 Jun 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
8 Jun 2023 Turning a Peppermill
7 Jun 2023 Basic Pen Turning
6 Jun 2023 Basic Pen Turning
30 May 2023 Basic Woodturning
25 May 2023 Basic Lidded Box
18 May 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
17 May 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
10 May 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
8 May 2023 Power Carving
4 May 2023 Turning a Peppermill
3 May 2023 Basic Pen Turning
2 May 2023 Basic Pen Turning
2 May 2023 Basic Woodturning
27 Apr 2023 Basic Lidded Box
27 Apr 2023 Basic Lidded Box
20 Apr 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
19 Apr 2023 Garden Dibbler - Wool Winder Turning
13 Apr 2023 Basic Hollow Turning
12 Apr 2023 Sharpening Woodturning Tools
6 Apr 2023 Turning a Peppermill
5 Apr 2023 Basic Pen Turning
4 Apr 2023 Basic Woodturning
23 Mar 2023 Natural Edge Bowl
22 Mar 2023