Raleigh Lockhart

Raleigh Lockhart traces his interests for Woodworking to the Black Hills of South Dakota where as a young man he discovered his life-long passion. Over the past 38 years Raleigh’s full-time job has relocated his family from Denver, Colorado to Seattle Washington, then off to Salt Lake City, Utah and has made it back home to Colorado. In the early 1990’s Raleigh took a Woodturning Class while living in Seattle … at the Woodturners Shop of Bonnie Klein. Richard Raffan was the featured Instructor and wasn’t long after this class that Woodturning become his primary woodworking focus. Over the years Raleigh was a local Woodturning Instructor at Woodcraft of Salt Lake City, teaching monthly for over sixteen years. He has been a past Demonstrator at the 2010 & 2017 Utah Woodturning Symposium, as well as Super Wednesday at Craft Supplies and many Woodturning Clubs. He is very pleased to be home in Colorado and is teaching at the Woodcraft of Colorado Springs Store monthly.

Raleigh Lockhart - Birdhouses

Leaf Bowls

Raleigh Lockhart - Leaf Bowls

Turn a Leaf Bowl with Carbide Cutters.

Those attending the demo will learn how to use those special leaves you have found, use them as a pattern to create a Leaf Bowl Woodturning Blank. Then we will walk through the process on how to turn them into Leaf Bowls.

This is a fun demonstration and the leaves you use all have your special story behind them!

Raleigh Lockhart - Leaf Bowl Blanks
Raleigh Lockhart - Turning a Leaf Bowl

Turning Bird Houses with a Mandrel

Raleigh Lockhart - Birdhouses

Turn a Birdhouse with the use of a Home Made Mandrel.

Sharing on how to make a homemade Mandrel of all sizes and then we will demonstrate it by Turning Birdhouses!

Turning Birdhouses are one of woodturners favorite projects to make today!

Raleigh Lockhart - Birdhouse

Pedestal Bird Houses for all year!

Raleigh Lockhart - Pedistal Birdhouse

Turn a Pedestal Birdhouse.

This is where we will use a Turned Leaf Base first, then turn the Pedestal for the Birdhouse to rest on – and display your creation for year round enjoyment!