2505
West Virginia
Woodworking: Woodturning A to Z
Gain a comprehensive understanding of woodturning and learn about this traditional art through its tools and techniques as you create your own uniquely crafted woodworks.
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Program No. 2505RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5 B 5 L 5 D
DAY
1
Arrival & Check In/Orientation
Ripley, WV
D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Afternoon: Program registration from 3:00 p.m. After your room assignment come meet us at the Road Scholar table and meet the staff. You will be given a welcome packet with name-tag, up-to-date schedule, and information on local attractions. If you arrive late, this packet will be available at the Orientation meeting.

Dinner: Take a leisurely stroll or a slow cruise around the lake to the dining hall where you will enjoy a buffet style meal; beverage choices will include coffee, tea, and water.

Evening: Held in the Holt Lodge meeting room, located on the first floor, the Program Coordinator will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures and answer questions. This program is staffed with both a Group Leader and an Instructor Artisan who are ready to share their art and love of quilting with the class. Class for the week will be held in the Vocational Building, Room I, a short walk from Holt Lodge. Coffee and Tea will be provided, but we recommend you bring your personal water bottle. Cedar Lakes Conference Center, with its flat terrain, with a paved surface for the popular activities of walking and biking. Weather permitting there is disc golf, mini-golf and swimming and if you enjoy fishing, bring a pole. Specialty coffees, teas and light snacks are available throughout the day in the Administration Office were you checked in, until 10:00 p.m. Please enjoy your week at Cedar Lakes Conference Center. We will be taking pictures and posting events on our Facebook page daily. Cedar Lakes Conference Center

DAY
2
Woodturning, a full day of lecture and hands on shop.
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Class begins at 8:45 a.m. Building #42-Wood Studio which is a short level walk from Holts Lodge.

Breakfast: The breakfast buffet served in Lakeview Dining Hall offers choices such as eggs, sausage, bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit, yogurt, milk, coffee, tea, water.

Morning: Class begins at 8:45 a.m. After introductions, the instructor will demonstrate safety techniques and begin outlining the projects. Students will decide the pattern and begin hands on turning of the wood.

Lunch: For the noon buffet style meal at the Lakeview Dining Hall, choices will include soup, salads, sandwiches, fruit and perhaps a homemade treat.

Afternoon: After lunch, students will return to the classroom where the instructor will review their progress and provide demonstrations on techniques and equipment.

Dinner: As the day winds down, you will enjoy a buffet style dinner at the Lakeview Dining Hall with choices such as salad, meat, fresh vegetables, fruit, and homemade breads and desserts.

Evening: At 6:30 p.m. we will gather in Holt Lodge meeting room where the evening entertainment will begin. We will travel a short distance (5 miles) by personal car (those without automobiles will be provided transportation) to the historic downtown Ripley area and be treated to a tour of the revitalized Alpine Theater, built in the 1930. Recently brought back to life by the Main Street Ripley non-profit organization, we will learn how the drive of many volunteers has led to the success of a small “Arts” center for the community of Jackson County. While there, we will be treated to popcorn and a classic movie.

DAY
3
Classroom lecture, hands on woodturning.
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Class begins at 8:45 a.m. Building #42-Wood Studio which is a short level walk from Holts Lodge.

Breakfast: At the Lakeview Dining Hall, our breakfast buffet offers choices such as eggs, sausage, bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit, yogurt, milk, coffee, tea, water.

Morning: Students will arrive in class ready to continue the work on their chosen project. The instructor will lecture and demonstrate on additional techniques and use of equipment.

Lunch: For the noon buffet style meal at the Lakeview Dining Hall, you will choose from fresh soup, salads, sandwiches, fruit and perhaps a homemade treat.

Afternoon: Return to the classroom to continue hand-on project.

Dinner: By now you feel like you are joining family for dinner. With a buffet style dinner. You will enjoy choices of salad, meat, fresh vegetables, fruit, and homemade breads and desserts.

Evening: Free time this evening can be spent in an Open Studio session in your classroom. Your instructor will be present to work with you or answer questions. Feel free to join him to continue progress on your project.

DAY
4
Class/Entertainment
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Breakfast: At the Lakeview Dining Hall, breakfast buffet offers choices such as eggs, sausage, bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit, yogurt, milk, coffee, tea, water.

Morning: Morning lecture on various techniques and patterns. Hands-on time in the studio.

Lunch: Noon buffet style meal will again offer choices of soup, salads, sandwiches, fruit and a homemade treat in the Lakeview Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Hands-on studio time for the afternoon. The instructor will be available to assist with your project and answer any questions you may have.

Dinner: By now you feel like you are joining family for dinner. With a buffet dinner you will enjoy choices of salad, meat, fresh vegetables, fruit, and homemade breads and desserts.

Evening: We will meet in the Holt Lodge Meeting Room for a less than two mile drive to the Appalachian Distillery. Owner Dewayne will give a lively history of moonshine in the hills of West Virginia and give a tour of the facility.

DAY
5
Classroom hands-on time. Evening open studio.
Ripley, WV
B,L,D
Cedar Lakes Conference Center

Activity note: Class begins at 8:45 a.m. Building #42-Wood Studio which is a short level walk from Holts Lodge.

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Class continues until 4:30 PM.

Dinner: Banquet served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.

Evening: At 6:30 PM we will do a walk through the class rooms to see what participants accommplished during the week.

DAY
6
Class
Ripley, WV
B,L

Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM and ends at 11:30 AM.

Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. The program ends after lunch.






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