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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Celtic Knot Pen

Celtic Knot Pen

We will be making a Celtic Knot pen blank and then turning it on the lathe. Some pen turning experiance is required.

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Christmas Ornament

Christmas Ornament

Learn to turn a hollow globe ornament. Materials are supplied. Each student will turn one ornament.

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Snowman Pen

Snowman Pen

In this class learn to turn a unique alternative style of ink pen! A one piece snowman pen. No experience required. All materials are provided. Each student will complete one pen.

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Turned Christmas Angel

Turned Christmas Angel

In this class we will turn a wooden angel that can be hung as an ornament or placed on a table. All materials are included.

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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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CLASSES SCHEDULE

Learn How to Make Cool Stuff

Title Date Time Cost
Celtic Knot Pen (Thu) 10.29.2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $75.00 Sign Up
Christmas Ornament (Sat) 10.31.2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM $95.00 Sign Up
Wooden Pen Turning (Thu) 11.12.2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $70.00 Sign Up
Bowl I: Beginners Bowl Turning (Sat) 11.14.2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM $95.00 Class Full
Christmas Ornament (Sat) 11.21.2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM $95.00 Sign Up
Snowman Pen (Thu) 12.17.2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $70.00 Sign Up
Turned Christmas Angel (Sat) 12.19.2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM $70.00 Sign Up

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