Pen Turning Date Night


6:30 PM to 6:30 PM

$100 - $110

Idea Foundry

421 W. State St., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 653-8068

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It’s a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish. The instructor will demo and review the process. The final step will be assembling the pen. Brews and wine to be served upon completion of the class.

Instructor: Devon Palmer

Great For Ages 21+, Beginners, no prior experience needed

Bring your own tools if you have them, use our tools if you don’t!

Skills Toolbox

-Setting up lathe and woodturning tools

-Basic woodturning skills

Tool Clearance

-Wood lathe

-(Idea Foundry workshop members who have taken this class are cleared for independent use of these tools in the shop.)

Pairs Well With

-Continue your date night adventures with our Pumpkin Sculpting Date Night or Ornament Date Night!

-Pumpkin Sculpting


Plan Your Visit

All materials and safety equipment supplied. Closed-toed shoes, long sleeved shirts, natural fibers (cotton, denim, linen), with long hair pulled back must be worn. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk. Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.


Idea Foundry Member – $100 per couple

Non Member – $110 per couple