CLASSES

Learn How to Make Cool Stuff

By offering classes, we hope to teach beginners and advanced learners about skills and techniques. Unless noted, all required tools and materials are provided so all the student is responsible for when they show up is learning and having fun.

The resident Mann Tool instructor, David Pietras, is a South Carolina native and has lived in Columbia for 53 years. He started woodworking in 1978 when he was hired by Doc Wildes Funky House Building CompanyTools. His love for the forests and his passion for wood shows in many of his designs and projects. One of his favorite things he has done in his career was being a high school woodworking teacher for four years.

Bowl I: Beginners Bowl Turning

Bowl I: Beginners Bowl Turning

We will show you how to set up for bowl turning and guide you through the turning process using the proper tools to complete the bowl. Students will take home one project.

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Wooden Pen Turning

Wooden Pen Turning

No experience required. In this entry level class we will show you how to set up the lathe and guide you through the proper procedure to complete a slimline wooden pen.

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Workbench Class (Two Week Course)

Workbench Class (Two Week Course)

This class will run for two weeks, It will start at 5:00pm and run until 8:30pm. Everyone will build their own workbench out of #1 yellow pine. It will be approximately 22"x 68" x 36" with a solid 4" top. It weighs about 250 lbs. All materials for bench and 15-20 hours of instruction/supervision included. Vises are not included.

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CLASSES SCHEDULE

Learn How to Make Cool Stuff

Title Date Time Cost
Wooden Pen Turning (Thu) 6.18.2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $70.00 Sign Up
Bowl I: Beginners Bowl Turning (Sat) 6.20.2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM $95.00 Class Full
Workbench Class (Two Week Course) (Mon) 7.13.2020 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM $750.00 Sign Up

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