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January 2020

Basics of Wood Turning Workshop

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Convivium is excited to offer the Basics of Wood Turning – a one day workshop for beginners that will cover the basic tools and techniques of spindle and bowl turning. Taught by master woodworker, Lyndal Anthony, students will not only learn technique but gain hands-on experience turning wood to create a woodcarver’s mallet and a rustic bowl out of green wood. See the schedule outline below for more information. Space is limited to six participants per session. Class fee is…

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February 2020

Build It, Together! A woodworking class for kids and adults.

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Looking for a unique gift for the holidays this year or just a fun way to spend some quality time with a special child in your life? Join us for this hands-on woodworking class where adults and children can work together to build their choice of a Bat House, Bird House, or Classic Toolbox. Kids will learn how to use tools properly, safely, and respectfully as the adults help them build their own project to take home. Kids must be…

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Traditional Hand Planes

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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During this fun and informative 3 hour class, you will learn how to identify a variety of hand planes and their uses, how to tune and sharpen planes, and even a little about restoring grandpa’ rusty hand plane. Oh and you WILL be making some shavings! Registration is $15 and all proceeds support Convivium's outreach efforts that provide access and education to children and families struggling with food access. PURCHASES TICKETS HERE.

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