Advanced skills

Specific skills to perfect his technique and make beautiful objects.

Chinese ball, photo by Laure Pradeau

Chinese ball, photo by Laure Pradeau

Chinese balls course

with Jean-Claude CHARPIGNON

Have you always been fascinated by these incredible Chinese balls? This course
teaches you how to design spheres, then trace and machine them to make them.
They will be the basis for understanding the required tools, the methods, and will
lead to the realization of other tour de force.

Dates

– from June 2nd to 5th 2020,
– from September 8th to 11th 2020.

Price

630 €
Feel free to contact us for specific needs.

Plus

35 hours  tuition
Course starts on Tueday morning, ends Friday evening.

Accomodation available on site: see our page accomodation

To register or request more information, use our contact form.
Download the 2020 program.

Eccentric and multi-axis turning

with Michel CHEVRETON,  
or 
Jean-François ESCOULEN

This course gives the opportunity to review the various techniques od multi-axis turning between center, but also use the escoulen chucks range. Through step by steps and precise exercises, you will smoothly understand the principles and be able to turn inspired pieces.

All proposed objects are the results Jean-François research, and Michel or Jean-François will share with enthusiasm.
Multi-axis turning becomes quickly addictive as it offers so many possibilities.

Dates

– from April  14th to 17th  2020, with Jean-François Escoulen;
– from July 21st to 24th  2020, with Michel Chevreton.

Price

630 €
Feel free to contact us for specific needs.

Plus

35 hours  tuition
Course starts on Tuesday morning, ends Friday evening.
Accomodation available on site: see our page accomodation.

To register or request more information, use our contact form.
Download the 2020 program.

Pole lathe

Pole lathe

Pole lathe

with Romuald Clémenceau

What about a small jump in the past ?
Make your own pole lathe, easy to build and carry around.
Learn how to use it with traditional tools (also made during the course).

Dates

– from June 30th to  July 3rd 2020.

Price

630 €
Feel free to contact us for specific needs.

Plus

35 hours  tuition
Course starts on Tuesday morning, ends Friday evening.

Accomodation available on site: see our page accomodation

To register or request more information, use our contact form
Download the 2020 program.

Wood and Metal, Hubert Landri

Pièce métal et bois, Hubet Landri

Wood and Metal

with Hubert Landri.

The work of metal is not only that muscular shaping. Whether it’s for a support, to
incorporate metallic details into your pieces or to combine a sheet of metal and a
turned piece, you will discover how to harmoniously marry these two universes.
Personal projects are welcome.

Dates

– from July 28th to 31th 2020.

Price

630 €
Feel free to contact us for specific needs.

Plus

35 hours  tuition
Course starts on Tuesday morning, ends Friday evening.

Accomodation available on site: see our page accomodation

To register or request more information, use our contact form
Download the 2020 program.

Iwoodlight, Nathalie Groeneweg

Iwoodlight, Nathalie Groeneweg

Wood light and thin turning

with Nathalie GROENEWEG

You want to create a unique light fixture, out of your imagination? Make a lamp
using various traditional woodturning techniques by creating lampshade, foot,
tubes, from personal project, sketches, or drafts…
This course is opened to confirmed woodturners as it requires to master spindle
and side-grain turning.

Dates

From April 28th to May 1st 2020.

Prix

630 €
Feel free to contact us for specific needs.

Plus

35 hours  tuition
Course starts on Tuesday morning, ends Friday evening.
Accomodation available on site: see our page accomodation.

To register or request more information, use our contact form.
Download the 2020 program.