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Burl Vessel Hollowing and Finishing

1pm Eastern US Time
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
$20 per person

Gain confidence with Hollowing! It’s easy and low stress with a captured system, perfect for beginners at hollowing! Learn how to get the consistent wall thickness that you want, every time. Watch as I show you how to use a camera to see where the cutter is inside the form. No more guessing the wall thickness of your hollow forms or accidentally going through the side!  
Creating a hollow vessel with a natural edge opening, or a void (natural hole) offers more of a challenge. I will hollow the vessel that I started in Make the Most of Your Burl, and one with a void in the side, building on the skills you learned for balancing the natural edge rim of a bowl. Reversing the vessel to tool the bottom, and discussion of finishing techniques, completes your Burl Vessel.   Includes a followup session where you can show your work, get advice, ask me any questions, and see what everyone has done.

View the replay of the Oct 30 Class
for 6 months.

Maximize your learning experience!

Download the Notes:
vMix Camera Hollowing - Hollow Vessel Steps - Hollow Vessel Tool List - Tall Vessel Plan
Make the Most of Your Burl Video

available to view until April 15, 2022


Do you have a burl, and you're not sure where to start with it? Cutting into a burl is like cutting a gemstone! I will show you what I've learned about working with burls, from cutting a large burl into bowl blanks, to how the figure will display
on different forms.

Learn how I orient the piece on the lathe to get a balanced edge, sand the unsupported edge, and reverse chuck a piece with an uneven rim.

Learn how to make the very best piece from your burl!

Download the Notes:
Color Process - Burl Cross Section - Tool List - Natural Edge Burl Steps
Burl Bowl Plan - Burl Vessel Plan

Cindy Drozda
Live Woodturning Demonstrations

Only $20 US per person!

My Online Classes now offer you more value

Each class includes the Demonstration, plus a Follow-up Session where you can troubleshoot your process, share your work,
and learn from everyone's experiences.

Classes usually run at least 3 hours,

and I will stay with you until all of your questions are answered.

View a recording of the Demonstration for 6 months following. (Follow-up Sessions are not recorded)

You could win the piece that I make in the Demonstration!
I also raffle turning blanks and other prizes at the follow-up sessions.

I have prepared notes and visuals for you to download

Broadcast in High Definition for a clearer image,
even on a large screen.


Watch me LIVE as I teach you how to make a woodturning project, with in-depth explanations and High Definition cameras.

View the Demonstration on your computer, tablet, phone, or tv.

All you need is a screen, speaker, and internet connection.

If you have a camera and microphone, we can see and hear you.

Connect to me using Zoom software. Once you pay for the session, you will be emailed a link to register with Zoom. Register right away and get your meeting link by email, or wait and get it from me 24 hours before start time.


Click HERE for a tutorial on using Zoom.


This is Live! You will see all of the steps to the project, and all of my mistakes and catches!


It's Interactive! You can ask questions during the demonstration, at the break, and afterwards.

Turners of every skill level will learn tips and get inspiration.

Get a Virtual Tour of my workshop! I have a professional shop where I do woodworking, metalworking, and woodturning.


The Zoom session will start 1/2 hour before the Demonstration start time. That will give you time to connect, and enjoy socializing.

Our Moderator will be Cynthia Carden or Tod Raines


Please be aware!
Stuff happens sometimes. If anything goes wrong, such as internet or power failure, or if you are unable to attend, I will save a seat for you at a future Demonstration or give you a refund.

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