Intro to Wood Carving with a Flexshaft Micromotor
with Ellen Starr
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Saturday March 12, 1-4pm
Be the one of the first at the Paramount to explore a variety wood carving techniques using a micro carver, in this class new to the Paramount Studios! Wood artist Ellen Starr will introduce an assortment of tools, basic cuts and sanding techniques used to successfully and safely work with a micromotor. 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.
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
German invert pear stump bur
Sabuur Tooth bullnose fine yellow bur
Cylinder stump burs
Single pack of 6
Optional: great value for additional bur shapes: 30 MINI STUMP BURR SET
Various carbide bits can also be used, I will have some on hand for you to try.
Inverted Cone Bur
Diamond bur set – example:
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
March 12, 2022, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm