Biography 

Matt started the on the lathe at 10-years-old making a laminated rolling pin. Thirteen years ago started making bowls and became a full-time woodturner 5 years ago. Matt loves to teach spindle turning, bowl making and endgrain objects like boxes and hollow forms. He is recently hooked on the potential of resin/wood projects.

 

Matt currently is teaching in Rockville Maryland, and at his home shop in Howard County, and is a member of several woodturning groups and on the board of the Howard County woodworkers guild.

 

Matt Radtke's Classes This Season

  • Instructor Name
    Matt Radtke
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    119
    Member Price
    $60
    Non-Member Price
    $85

    The Woodturning Co-op provides access to the woodturning workshop during non-class times. Co-op members should be of sufficient safety and technical development to work independently. For more information please contact matt.radtke@gmail.com. Lab fee of $20 is due to the coordinator at first meeting. Woodturning Co-op registration must be a renewal or pre-approved by Matt Radtke. Participants may meet Monday through friday 9:00AM - 9:00PM, Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, unless a class is taking place. Please check schedule before arrival.

  • Instructor Name
    Matt Radtke
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    119
    Member Price
    $320
    Non-Member Price
    $345

    Advanced bowls is for continuing students to learn different aspects to further their design and production of bowls and closed forms. Subjects to include but not limited to coring, making pots and calabashes, mastering the skew chisel, multiaxis turnings, viking bowls, and enough independent time to complete several personal projects. $40 materials fee will be due to the teacher on arrival the first day. For more information, contact Matt.Radtke@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Matt Radtke
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    119
    Member Price
    $320
    Non-Member Price
    $345

    Advanced bowls is for continuing students to learn different aspects to further their design and production of bowls and closed forms. Subjects to include but not limited to coring, making pots and calabashes, mastering the skew chisel, multiaxis turnings, viking bowls, and enough independent time to complete several personal projects. $40 materials fee will be due to the teacher on arrival the first day. For more information, contact Matt.Radtke@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Matt Radtke
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    119
    Member Price
    $320
    Non-Member Price
    $345

    This introductory class focuses on the basics of woodturning. Students receive instruction in all of the skills required for proficiency on bowl forms and wood as an artistic medium. A materials fee of $30 covers all supplies and equipment needed and is due at the first class. For more information please contact matt.radtke@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Matt Radtke
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    119
    Member Price
    $320
    Non-Member Price
    $345

    This introductory class focuses on the basics of woodturning. Students receive instruction in all of the skills required for proficiency on bowl forms and wood as an artistic medium. A materials fee of $30 covers all supplies and equipment needed and is due at the first class. For more information please contact Matt Radtke: matt.radtke@gmail.com.

Matt Radtke

Teaching Artist