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March 2019

Wood Carving, Comfort Bird – Full

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$25

A wood carving class for all ages! Join local artist, Marie McDonough, to learn the basics of power carving while making an adorable comfort bird (pictured above). This class will use a Dremel rotary tool with a sanding disc, making it safe for adults and kids alike. Students can then decorate their bird by painting, staining, adding glass eyes, and using a burning detailer to enhance and make their bird unique. Class fee is $25 and includes all materials. Recommended…

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Basics of Woodturning Workshop

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$75

Convivium is excited to offer Basics of Woodturning – 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. Two identical sessions will be…

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April 2019

Cardinal Wood Carving

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$45

Learn to carve your own, beautiful Cardinal! Join local artist, Marie McDonough, for this two evening class to learn the basics of wood power carving while making your own unique bird (pictured here). This class will use a Dremel rotary tool with a sanding disc. You will then decorate your bird by painting, staining, adding glass eyes, and using a burning detailer to enhance and make your bird unique. No experience necessary, all supplies included. This class takes place over…

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Build Your Own Classic Toolbox – Cancelled

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$45

*Due to low attendance, we will be cancelling and rescheduling this class for a later date. Sorry for the inconvenience.* A woodworking class for kids, adults, and parents/children together! During this two day class, you will learn or reinforce effective techniques for using familiar hand tools such as a handsaw, wood chisel, and hand plane - as well as the characteristics of a variety of woods – as you build a simple, classic toolbox. Virtually all woodworkers today rely on…

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June 2019

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

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$25

Looking for a unique gift for Father’s Day 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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