Woodturning: The Kaleidoscope

Woodturning: The Kaleidoscope

A kaleidoscope is comprised of 3 basic components; an eyepiece, a barrel containing a mirror system, and an object cell. Let master woodworker Carl Durance show you how to make your own! In this 2-day workshop,each participant will have the opportunity to make each of these components, primarily from wood, plus the mirror system including cutting of the mirrors, and, learn a bit of the optical science behind the magic of the kaleidoscope.

Topics will include: - safety - operation of a lathe - tool selection - sharpening - design considerations - finishing

Each participant may choose to make an optional egg‐scope, a small egg‐shaped kaleidoscope, for an additional material fee to cover the egg‐scope kit and turning blank. 

This is a two day workshop. Each day will begin at 9:00 am and end at around 4:00 pm. The workshop will be held at Intersections Wood Collaborative at 299 10th Street E., Owen Sound.

Previous Offerings:
"Woodturning: The Kaleidoscope with Carl Durance | December 9, 2023 - December 10, 2023", "Woodturning: The Kaleidoscope with Carl Durance | December 14, 2024 - December 15, 2024"
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