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George Foweraker runs this one day wood turning course from his well equipped workshop in Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset. Each course is specifically designed to meets the students needs, so that you obtain the required skills to take away and progress within the craft. The emphasis remains on the correct use of tools and techniques to use while practicing the craft of wood turning. Whether you are starting out on your first step in woodturning or would...
Learn to turn in Devon! Chris runs courses in his well-equipped workshop in Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor in South Devon. Each course is tailored to meet the individual needs of the student, their capabilities and experience, whether complete novice or more advanced turner. The correct selection and use of tools and equipment, and the characteristics of the materials and finishes we use are fully explained, along with important health and safety considerations, to...
Cumbria - Next course on 8th December 2018
2 day box making courses held on weekends throughout the year in beautiful Cumbria. Make your own handmade wooden box. The courses are fun and relaxed, yet will give you the skills & confidence to make stunning boxes on your own. The courses are run from a fully equipped cabinet making work shop. All tools and safety equipment are provided, though you are welcome to bring your own tools if you wish. Ear defenders and...
Hampshire - Next course on 1st December 2018
We are really sorry, but this is now full. ur next workshop is Saturday January 5th 2019. Stampin' Squirrels full day Papercrafting / Card Making / Scrapbooking workshops We run regular workshops and technique classes in the Portsmouth area. We welcome all abilities and are a welcoming, friendly bunch - don't be shy. At each workshop we demonstrate three projects for you to follow and make for yourself. We bring all our Stampin' Up products...
This is now just one of an increasing number of online, gift box making courses. The boxes come in a range of sizes and shapes and it is my intention to continue to include various techniques and products. Already distress inks, stamps, and die cuts are incorporated and some unusual ribbon style fastenings have been added to the wider milk cartons. If you need wedding favours, party favours or simply need a little inspiration, why...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 26th January 2019
Over the day you will shape, bend and fit a selection of English hardwood bands and lids to make an iconic oval shaker box. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our...
Make a stack of 4 nesting Shaker Boxes. Over the course of two days you will shape, bend and fit a selection of English hardwood bands and lids to make a set of iconic oval boxes that will all sit inside each other. All abilities welcome! Richard makes Shaker style boxes from his workshop in Dorset. All the boxes are made using English hardwoods that are sourced from around his home. He divides his time...
1 Place left! On this course you will make two or three Oval shaker boxes of different sizes and along the way you will learn about steam-bending, carving and how to use a neat selection of hand-tools and machinery. We will use black walnut or maple for the box sides and red cedar for the top and bottom. Maple was one of the most commonly used woods by the shakers but walnut bends just as...
The workshop will be held at our gift and craft shop in Plymouth city centre. You will have a chance to create some wonderful items, surrounded by exquisite locally produced hand-made gifts to give you inspiration. The workshop will last for 3 hours with an afternoon tea break in between.
Bristol - Next course on 26th November 2018
LEVEL 1 This is a part-time course in basic woodwork joinery involving making a softwood tool box using corner rebate joints. At the end of the 4 weeks you will have a tool box to take home and have the skills to make basic woodwork projects at home. The course tutors are Bristol designer and woodworker Alison Vilarkin, Makershed woodwork tutor Jenny Smith and woodworker and maker Fern Busuttil. The course runs on Monday, Thursday...