Discover Classes. Earn Rewards.

Turning Bowls on the Lathe

at Makeville Studio - Gowanus

Course Details
$495 1 seat left
Start Date:

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - May 20, 10:00pm (3 sessions)

Gowanus, Brooklyn
119 8th St Unit 208
Btwn 2nd & 3rd Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Price includes $60 materials/equipment fee.
Purchase Options
No Booking Fees Book Now Save to WishList

182 people saved this class

Give as a Gift
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this furniture class:

In this workshop, you'll turn a block of wood into a small wooden bowl while learning the principles of bowl turning, tool selection, and turning techniques. You will also learn lathe operation and safety, how to sharpen lathe tools, and finishing basics. All tools, materials and safety equipment are provided.

Completion of this class allows you to rent open studio time to work on your own lathe projects.

Please Note:
  • Wear shop-appropriate clothing--comfortable shoes and no loose or hanging items.
  • Bring a pencil and paper to take notes (optional)

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
We reserve the right to cancel or discontinue any class, in which case you may choose to receive a refund, register for an alternate course or receive tuition credit.

To withdraw from a class, please notify us in writing at [email protected]
  • If you withdraw more than ten days before a class begins, we will refund 100% of tuition paid minus a 5% processing fee. Alternatively you can receive 100% refund in Makeville store credit which can be applied to a future class.
  • If you withdraw less than ten days before your class begins, we cannot offer any option for refund.
We are unable to refund tuition for classes students miss due to their own circumstances.


Google Map

Makeville Studio

All classes at this location

Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 10:00pm TBD 3 $495
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, May 13 7:00pm - 10:00pm TBD
Mon, May 20 7:00pm - 10:00pm TBD

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 4950 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Makeville Studio (96)

(96 Reviews)
Turning Bowls on the Lathe
Reviewed by Gideon S. on 2/19/2019
This is the second time I’ve taken this class! Each time was terrific! Alan Dorsey is a superb teacher and master craftsman.
Turning Bowls on the Lathe
Reviewed by Gideon S. on 11/20/2018
Alan is a superb teacher and craftsman.
Turning Bowls on the Lathe
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/29/2017
Great instruction. When the class is over you have a beautiful finished bowl.
Turning Bowls on the Lathe
Reviewed by Carol G. on 5/25/2016
The instructor was knowledgeable and helpful while at the same time allowing us to learn and create our own bowls. I am very pleased with the way the class was taught and I love the items I made.
Turning Bowls on the Lathe
Reviewed by Kiran P. on 1/15/2019
Similar Classes

School: Makeville Studio

Makeville Studio

Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower people to build and fix rather than consume and dispose. We do that by providing affordable access to shop space, the right tools for the job, and small classes led by craftspeople who love to teach.

We believe everyone should experience the satisfaction...

Read more about Makeville Studio

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified NYC educator.

Ready to take this class?
Taking this class for work? Get exclusive perks & discounts for free.