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Taster pottery throwing lesson (various dates)
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Taster pottery throwing lesson (various dates)
Hampshire - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£50
This is a 2.5 hour throwing lesson on a potter’s wheel. The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student/s and caters for the complete beginner upwards. This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel with friends or individually. There will be a maximum of 4 students on any one course. There are a number of dates to pick from; please see our website for specific dates and times. If you would like to book further in advance, please get...
Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
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Forge a rustic blacksmith bushcraft knife
North Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£195
To make the blacksmith knife you will heat a piece of 1055 steel in the gas/coal forge. Shape it with a hammer and anvil as well as drawing out the metal for the handle. The blade is tempered beforehand so that it is easier to work with. You will learn to bevel the knife edge and use a grinder, heat treat it in the forge and quench it. Start time for the course is 9 am, finishing at 5pm. Courses are run every Friday. Over 18s only. Students must be...
Knife making classes for all! Rustic knives
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Knife making classes for all! Rustic knives
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
Come along to our rustic knives workshop and leave with a hand forged razor shape knife! Design, craft, sharpen. Come along to our tranquil village forge in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds where you will get to experience the life of a village blacksmiths/blade-smith for the day. This course will provide you will all the necessary information needed in order to craft a hand forged knife share enough to shave with! No previous experience needed.
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol Bronze Club - 3 day lost wax bronze casting workshop
Bristol - Next course on 24th August 2019
£260
Bristol Bronze Club is back! This workshop involves three consecutive days where you will learn a basic introduction into lost wax bronze casting, using the ceramic shell casting technique. On the first day you will learn how to do waxwork for the lost wax process. The second day you will learn how to apply the ceramic shell. On the last day, it is the pour day. The day will begin with burning out the mold, this is the 'lost wax' part of the process. Then in the afternoon, you will...
Scented Candle Making Workshop with Earl of East in London
Scented Candle Making Workshop with Earl of East in London
Greater London - Next course on 24th August 2019
£45
During the 90min class one of our expert candle makers will take you step-by-step through the candle making process. You will have the opportunity to smell and test our vast selection of fragrance and essential oils. We'll share hints and tips on the creation of the perfect fragrance and for the important bit, you will make your own 6oz scent soy wax candle. The candle you make will cure overnight and can be collected from our store or posted out to you. The cost of the workshop is inclusive of...
The Candle Alchemist workshop - Anglesey, Wales
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The Candle Alchemist workshop - Anglesey, Wales
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 25th August 2019
£45
Flexible course dates! Learn practical, hands-on candlemaking in this fun and relaxed workshop - perfect for beginners. Create a variety of beautiful candles, from scented soy wax votives to traditional hand-dipped candles, scented tealights and soy wax melts. Choose from a range of fragrances and dyes to design your very own candles! At the end of this class you will take home all the wonderful candles you have made - and the skills to make your own candles at home! In this class you will learn a variety of candlemaking...
Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
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Womens' handbag and men's spouch in the style of a leather sporran - Viking style pouch
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th August 2019
£85
Learn to make a small shoulder bag. This will give you all the techniques used in traditional leather craft including cutting out a template, hole punching, dying the edges and using saddle stich to sew it together. An embossed design is placed on the front. Limited to 8 places.
Beginners’ stained glass, one day course, Llandeilo, Wales
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Beginners’ stained glass, one day course, Llandeilo, Wales
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£125
This one-day course is an introduction to the medieval craft of stained glass. Over the course of the day we will look at designing a panel, selecting and cutting glass, ‘leading up’, soldering and cementing. You can choose to bring your own design or select one from the many pattern books I have here. The day will begin with an informal chat where we will discuss our ideas and designs. We will then produce our full-size drawing from which your chosen glass will be cut. I will show you how...
Glass blowing taster class at Shakspeare Glass
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Glass blowing taster class at Shakspeare Glass
Somerset - Next course on 31st August 2019
£98
Will has been teaching glass blowing for many years. You may have seen him on Inside The factory, Kirstie's Homemade Home and Kirstie's Homemade Christmas teaching Kirstie Allsopp, or in the national newspapers. Our taster class: this taster class will give you an opportunity to try your hand at blowing a small clear glass vessel and dish, and experience the unique problems that working with molten glass pose. It will include basic glassmaking techniques such as marvering and blowing. Classes are usually held on Saturday mornings and start at 9.30am....
Introduction to slab-building pottery workshops in Denmead
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Introduction to slab-building pottery workshops in Denmead
Hampshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£50
Sally Mareike's slab-building course is suitable for beginners or people who would like to refresh their skills. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to allow your natural (perhaps hidden) creativity to flow! Sally is an experienced hand-building potter and teacher of adults and children. (DBS checked) During the course Sally will demonstrate some of the basics of slab-building techniques. Decorative techniques such as incising, impressing and applying motifs, as well as slip and oxide decorations will also be shown. Using what you’ve learned, you will then be gently guided...

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