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Program Number: 90-306-1
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Wisconsin Technical College Woodturning Certificate Programs

Students in the new woodturning courses will have the opportunity to learn new skills or expand their knowledge in the area of safe lathe operation, wood stock selection, spindle turning, bowl turning, design, form and balance, banding of pieces of wood together, and bowl finishing. In addition, students will be exposed to principles of business skill development as they apply to the creative economy and setting up a business as a craftsperson. Certificate Completers will be able to:

  • Select appropriate wood stock and prepare it for turning on a lathe
  • Explore wood lathe accessory equipment as it relates to product development
  • Demonstrate safety behaviors and best practices in woodturning
  • Produce wooden spindles and bowls
  • Evaluate finished products for design, form, balance, and the marketplace
  • Develop strategies for rough log and wood blank selection
  • Appropriately sand and finish turned items.
Woodturning Certificate Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Northeast Woodturning Certificate at Northeast