Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-306-100 057702 Woodturning 1: Introduction
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-306-100 WOODTURNING 1: INTRODUCTION ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, and processes of motivation, safety policies, woodturning stock, wood lathe, accessory equipment, cutting tools, catch/dig-in cuts, spindle turning setup, and product development.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Define motivation for creating a woodturned project.
  2. Adhere to safety regulations and personal protection protocol.
  3. Determine the wood stock selection criteria and lathe blank preparation procedures.
  4. Examine the attributes of shop lathe equipment for woodturning.
  5. Explore wood lathe accessory equipment requirements for use in product development.
  6. Identify specific woodturning tools for use in product development.
  7. Demonstrate safety behaviors and best practice actions in woodturning activities.
  8. Establish a plan for preparation of the lathe for a spindle turning product development activity.
  9. Produce a wooden spindle turning product with the shop lathe.