Guided Woodturning Open Studio


Guided Woodturning Open Studio

Practice your woodturning skills or work on a project you need help with under the guidance of a woodturning instructor.

Meeting Times
  1. Sun, 10/1/2023 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sun, 10/1/2023

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Class, Open Studio, Has Prerequisite

Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio



Everything from simple bead-and-cove sticks to handles, boxes, goblets, and bowls are appropriate for this guided studio time.


Whatever you're working on, whether that be a specific project or your woodturning skills.


Bring stock or notify the instructor in advance of stock you need, but do not have (paid for separately).


  • Open to students who have taken Intro to Woodturning or demonstrated equivalent lathe safety and turning skills during a private studio session, which you can arrange by contacting Jamie Straw, (360) 551-9233, at least 10 days before this class.
  • Students must also have completed Orientation to the Woodshop, Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 1, and Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2. Multiple sessions are listed on the Woodworking Calendar. Please login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you will have completed the required prerequisites before this class begins.

Class Policies

  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Jamie Straw

Jamie has been turning wood for many years, working on both spindle and bowl projects, and has taught woodturning at BARN since July 2017. She also serves as coordinator of BARN’s woodturning program. She is a past vice president for education and training for the local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners. Her focus is on helping students build skills progressively as they design and create their woodturning projects.

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