Building and conservation courses across the UK. Workshops and teaching courses lead by experienced builders and building conservation experts. Learn about lime plaster, render, pointing, tile and slate roofing, stone masonry and traditional windows.
These one day workshops are a 'hands on' introduction or improvement for DIY and interested persons of all ages over 16yrs.
You will take down a dry stone wall (DSW) and stack out in the appropriate manner. You will build a DSW and learn the heritage and craft overview and geological terms of the different material, the engineering terms and descripton of stones used. You will receive, and discuss, an overview into the construction of...
Stained Glass is an amazing craft, colourful, decorative and adaptable to many different forms. This course is student led, encouraging you to pursue the area of your interest. The course includes both "Tiffany" copper foiling and Leaded styles. There is also the provision on some dates for doing kiln fired glass painting, silver staining and enamelling. You can create panels, lamps or candle holders, clocks, mirrors, hanging pieces or set glass into a display stand....
Two day dry stone walling course for beginners in Association with Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain
This course runs several times a year, usually between March to October.
July 28th & 29th July Beginners Training Course Harrop Edge / Larkhill Road, Roundhill Farm Dobcross, Saddleworth. PLACE STILL AVAILABLE
August 18th & 19th Beginners Training Course Gorse Hall, Stalybridge. LIMITED AVAILABILITY
October 20th & 21st Beginners Training Course Harrop Edge / Larkhill Road, Roundhill...
Stained Glass is an amazing craft, colourful, decorative and adaptable to many different forms. This course is student led, encouraging you to pursue the area of your interest. The course includes both "Tiffany" copper foiling and leaded styles. There is also the provision on some dates for doing kiln fired glass painting, silver staining and enamelling. You can create panels, lamps or candle holders, clocks, mirrors, hanging pieces or set glass into a display stand....
One-day dry stone walling course.
A unique opportunity to take part in constructing a 2m high, Permanant Dry Stone Boundary wall, in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside. Probably the tallest DSW structure in the region !!
These workshops are a 'hands on' experience to the introduction or improvement for DIY and interested persons of all ages over 16yrs. You will assess the ground and setting out of building pins, batter frames and lines. You...
Beginners’ Dry Stone Walling Course - weekend in the Yorkshire Dales
The courses run from approximately 9:00am to 4:00pm over Saturday and Sunday and run throughout the year. Please get in touch for dates.
During a training course you will:
- Learn the basic principles of dry stone walling
- Contribute to the conservation of our valuable local dry stone walls
- Enjoy working in the countryside in a structured but informal atmosphere
Learn dry stone walling in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Please contact us if you'd like to book a place on this course as a date will be organised once we have sufficient interest.
This one day introductory Dry Stone Walling Course provides hands-on experience to learn the basics of dry stone walling. Ideal for those looking to extend or repair an existing wall or (like many of our previous participants) you just want...
This is a one day course on how to turn car wheels and other recycled materials into a fire pit/barbeque, that you take home at the end of the day.
During the day we will go through :
Health and Safety when working with metal e.g. power tools and hand tools, cutters.
Designing you firepit/barbeque.
Working with metal.
Drilling and shaping metal.
Working with hand tools.
This three-day course is aimed at people with an appreciation of antique furniture who would like to develop an understanding of how to care for their pieces and learn the skills necessary in dealing with loose joints and veneers, ring-mark removal, and general sprucing-up of tired looking pieces.
Class sizes will be kept to a manageable size to enable Jamie to offer 1 to 1 tuition as well as group teaching.
Please bring along a...
One week or tern-week evening class in model making.
There is something very special about little buildings - something both fascinating and beautiful.
This practical course will help you to understand how to scale down, read technical drawings and find solutions to some of the challenges of model making.
The skills learnt on this course are easily transferable to other disciplines and will help you understand design and visualise space.
To attend this course no...