School of Woodturning

3 DAY Woodhat Wood Turning WORKSHOP

Join Johannes Michelsen and other students in his newly renovated Vermont Barn Studio for a 3-day turning experience!

Johannes Michelsen Walnut Burl Wood Cowboy Hat

Everyone goes home with a hat on their head and a smile on their face!

  • All Skill Levels Welcome!!!
  • Low Student to Teacher Ratio
  • Lots of Individual Attention
  • Hone Your Wood Turning Skills
  • Quickly Learn All New Techniques
  • Gain a Wealth of Information on Wood

Try the new HannesTool ergonomic gouges and the brand new “Vector” grind fixture for doing the “Michelsen Grind” and all the techniques necessary to produce your very own Woodhat and MiniHat.

Tuition: $750 Includes wood & lunch all 3 days

Proposed Class Dates 2015:

January 16-18, 23-25
February 13-15
March 13-15
April 3-5, 10-12, 24-26
May 8-10, 15-17, 29-31
June 5-7, 19-21, 26-28

Red Dates indicate booked.
Green Dates partly booked.

Call Today: h. 802-362-3481 or c. 802-353-0523

Close by hotels and Inns, For lodging info go to, on the left side click on lodging > accommodations, then click on Manchester.

We like to send everyone to the Weathervane Motel, only 9/10 of a mile away their number is 802-362-2444. Mention my name and you will receive a discount.

Photos From Johannes Michelsen School of Woodturning –

Everyone goes home with a hat on their head and a smile on their face!

Gary still using Glaser Tools

Gary still using Glaser Tools

Full Day Woodhat Woodturning Demo for Northeastern Oklahoma Woodturners Association

Full Day Woodhat Woodturning Demo

It was fun to watch you demonstrate again in Middletown, and I realize it's time for me to write the promised testimonial about your workshops. Maybe it's past time, but I haven't been sure of how to say something that would do justice to how I felt about my experience in your class. After a couple of symposiums I have a little more perspective on what's out there, and it's clear now how lucky I was to have your class as a starting point. Here are some thoughts I figured it might be best to "tell the story" Click Here to Read The Entire Story
Heath Boyer