The Art of Bowl Turning with Jon Bailey

Info

Day & time
Saturday 13th July, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Cost
£150 (valid for 1 or 2 people)
Venue
Visitor Centre of David Parr House

Description

Discover the Art of Bowl Turning at David Parr House with Jon Bailey. Unlock the ancient craft of bowl turning using a traditional pole lathe.

Led by skilled instructor Jon Bailey, renowned for his mastery and years of experience in teaching greenwood turning, this course promises an authentic journey into woodworking heritage.

Tickets are sold per lathe – which can accommodate 1 or 2 people.

Please note at the end of the day you will leave with only one hand-turned wooden bowl per lathe – so if there are 2 of you, one bowl will be produced between you.

What You Will Experience:

  • Learn the time-honoured techniques of bowl turning on a pole lathe.
  • Immerse yourself in the creative environment of David Parr House, a setting steeped in history and inspiration.
  • Receive personalized guidance from Jon Bailey, a seasoned expert dedicated to preserving traditional woodworking skills.
  • Create your own masterpiece under expert supervision, from raw wood to finely crafted bowl.
  • Enjoy a hands-on experience that connects you with centuries-old craftsmanship.

All materials, including protective wear, will be provided. Please be aware that this workshop requires physical activity such as standing and using the upper body for long periods. If you need assistance please email us at info@davidparrhouse.org before purchasing a ticket.

Light refreshments are provided, but please bring a packed lunch.

All money raised from our workshops goes directly towards maintaining David Parr House – thank you for supporting us.

Please see our Terms and Conditions before making a booking. Bookings are non-refundable and may not be exchanged or transferred.

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