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Intro to Micromotor Carving (5/18/2024)


Intro to Micromotor Carving (5/18/2024)


May 18, 2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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$55


Intro to Micromotor Carving
with Ellen Starr
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Saturday May 18, 1-4pm
Ages 18+

Wood artist Ellen Starr will introduce an assortment of tools, basic cuts and sanding techniques used to successfully and safely work with a micromotor to crate beautifully details elements to your wood projects. Ellen will also demonstrate a variety of texturing and detailing options throughout the workshop. Join us!

Materials and Tools List:
 Please bring the following (required) items with you to class-  1.
A Power carving tool – Micromotor or a Foredom or Dremel with a flexshaft, and speed control. 

  1. 3/32″ and 1/8″ collet for bits.  

I will be working with a MICRO-PRO CHAMPION carver – there are cheaper brands of Micromotor carvers available online.
Micro-PRO by Mastercarver 46,000 RPM Detail Carver for Piercing & Carving

  1. Burs as listed below:(Burs can be purchased at various places, I’ve included the following links to show what the burs look like for your reference.)  

German invert pear stump bur
https://www.woodcarverssupply.com/GERMAN-STUMP-INVERT-PEAR-5mm/productinfo/225850/

Sabuur Tooth bullnose fine yellow bur
https://www.woodcarverssupply.com/BALLNOSE-FINE-YELLOW/productinfo/259251/

Cylinder stump burs
Single pack of 6
https://www.woodcarverssupply.com/6-CYLINDER-ROUND-3_32-A/productinfo/216036/

Optional: great value for additional bur shapes: 30 MINI STUMP BURR SET
https://www.woodcarverssupply.com/30-MINI-STUMP-BURR-SET-3_32/productinfo/216000/

Various carbide bits can also be used, I will have some on hand for you to try.

Optional:
Inverted Cone Bur
https://www.riogrande.com/product/lynx-inverted-cone-burs-set-of-12/344473

Diamond bur set – example:
https://www.harborfreight.com/diamond-point-rotary-bit-set-20-pc-69653.html

Radial sanding discs – 1″ 80 grit (a variety of grits can be used for finer sanding – kits are available)
Swpeet 66Pcs 1 Inch 6 Mixed Grit 80/120/220/400/600/1000 Radial Bristle Disc Abrasive Brush Gap Polishing Pad Buffing Wheel Assortment Kit with 1/8″ Shank for Rotary Tools Cleaning Finishing Deburring





May 18, 2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Paramount Technical Site

248 33rd Avenue SouthWaite Park, MN 56387United States

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