Woodturning, belt-making workshops set

​MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodturning: What’s In That Block of Wood?” from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library.

Norm Hefke and Mark Himes of Superiorland Woodturners will discuss the centuries-old craft and explain how wood is chosen, designed and “turned” into a piece for practical use or art. Artisans will also demonstrate techniques used in the process and show some finished pieces.

​This event is free for NCLL members and $5 for non-members. Register by Monday, June 3, by calling 227-2979.

​The NCLL will present a workshop on making leather belts from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, in the craft room at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans.
Leather worker Al Winfield will teach participants how to make an assortment of leather belts—from narrow to wide—and how to emboss and stain the leather.

This event is $10 for NCLL members and $15 for non-members. Register by Tuesday, June 4, by calling 227-2979.