MN Woodturners Association

Woodturners Association

Event Date:Categories: Classes
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2023-05-13 09:00:00 2023-05-13 09:00:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Crafting a Native American Style Flute AM Information:
Crafting a Native American Style Flute
Want to make something very interactive? Something that you can play with, not just admire? Try making a flute with me. I will walk you through the design, turning and tuning of a native American Style Flute. You will also learn about other flutes, some history of flutes and the physics of sound. 
This is not a hard project to complete. Your skill set should have a basic understanding of using a roughing gouge  or skew to spindle turn a long rectangular blank to a cylinder.  Secondly, you should know how to turn a tenon.
The class should last about 3 hours
There is a $10 material fee payable to instructor.
Instructor: Charlie Prokop

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023. We will have two identical sessions. This signup is for the morning session. It goes from 9am to Noon.

Location: Houck Machine, 12811 16th Ave N., Plymouth, Mn

What to bring:
-roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew, cordless drill with a bitset from 1/16" to  1/4', sandpaper from 120# to 220# grit
What I will provide:
-2 flute blanks ready to turn
-jam chuck blank
-hole placement charts/sticks
This signup is for the morning class