Big bowl and platter 3-day masterclass – Wed 9th, Thurs 10th and Fri 11th March 2022


Please note a deposit of €300 secures your place. The full price of the class is €600 incl VAT. The balance of €300 is due 6 weeks before the Masterclass and you will be sent a reminder.


3-day Masterclass with Glenn Lucas, includes making a large 15in salad bowl.

Intermediate to advanced levels only. Experience of bowl-turning is essential.  Continuing professional development. Three-days of skill development in woodturning technique.

COVID-19 restrictions: If your are traveling international, please check with the airline that you can travel on the chosen dates and that quarantine from your country to Ireland, is not applicable.

Please note that if you select to pay a deposit, that the full price of the class is €600, with the outstanding balance to be paid 6 weeks before the class begins.

Projects (may vary due to time restraints) taught during the Masterclass 

  • Rough shaping and bowl coring
  • Salad Bowl – large 15 inch
  • Platter – large 15 inch
  • Core a nest of three bowls from a 16 inch bowl blank (this nest of bowls remain with Glenn)



• Proper Sharpening

• Proper Tool Selection

• Shear Scraping Techniques

• Push cut – for the ultimate tool finish

• Correct Tool Techniques

• Creating Tool Grinds to suit your needs

• Design and Form

• Finishing Techniques for utility and art pieces

• Proper Chucking Techniques – getting the ultimate grip

• Maintenance of a chainsaw

• Bandsaw maintenance and set up

• Wood Harvesting and Selection

• Vacuum chucks – getting set up and use

• Air and Kiln drying techniques

Registration Information

Your fee includes all tuition, class materials and meals.


Day 1


Day 2 and Day 3

9 – 11 workshop

11-11.15 short break

11.15-1pm workshop

1– 2 lunch break (home cooked lunch)

2–3.45 workshop

3.45-4 short break

4–5 workshop

Getting to us: please see this link for information on where we are, some local accommodation providers and things to do in the area.

Terms and conditions for class bookings are on the bottom of the home page