Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 epidemic, the Dallas Makerspace closed on March 18 2020 and will remain closed until further notice.

When Tue Jun 25 7:30pm — 10pm
Where Woodshop - Lathes
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Perfect personal gifts: make a slimline pen or 2!
Host john a. gorman


  • Cost: $7.00
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only
    • Attendees require approval from the event host
    • Ages 16+

Cancellations for this event must be made before June 25, 2019 — 7:30pm.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

Great starter project.
Learn to make pens and pencils and more on the lathe!

Class notes:
Material discussion
Pen/Pencil/other styles and sourcing
Demo of the process
Review of the Carbide Tools, Parting Tool, and intro the Roughing Gouges
discussion of sanding and finishing
Hands on the lathe
Project finish and win

Cost includes a pen kit, wood blank, and finishing supplies.

Special Considerations and Warnings

Wood Lathe Basics is required to attend this class.

Please bring a dust mask. The Woodshop is unable to clear all the dust. Exotic woods and sensitize you quickly and severe allergies can develop.