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Tools: power tools, hand tools & sharpening tools courses

28 tools: power tools, hand tools & sharpening tools workshops found

Learn the proper techniques to handle your power tools or hand tools on specialist courses and workshops all across the UK. Includes courses in maintaining and sharpening your tools.

£500
Cumbria
For the course dates please click on the link above. This five day woodwork course - 'tools' complements my other five day course in wood. To find this course click on 'The Wood Workshop' above and scroll down. These are self interest woodwork courses where my aim is to give you the confidence and the knowledge to use basic hand tools and some of the more common power tools, to show you how to look...
£85
Kent
A one day introductory course in wood carving at Nigel’s Workshop in Challock surrounded by woodland. Small groups of 5 persons maximum. A taster course for those who are new to wood carving featuring: The opportunity to carve: a relief, a bowl or simple 3 dimensional object. Your own ideas welcome.
£75
London - Next course on 7th September 2019
Monumental sculptural wood carving is an opportunity to get involved in carving large scale green timber. The course supports all levels of ability in a relaxed atmosphere. Your tutor Stephen Stockbridge trained as a sculptor and has been creating public artworks for over 30 years. The carving once completed is donated to a school or community space. Students are introduced to working with mallets chisels and gouges and look at tool selection. The principles of...
£90
South Yorkshire
One day freestyle carving taster course which can be extended for more complex projects. Work with Jason to develop your ideas and your ability to realise imaginative, fun projects from english hardwoods and recycled timbers. Jason Thomson is a skilful artist with 25 years experience of creating carved sculptures and public art around the uk. Build your hand tool confidence using saws, axes, adzes, gouges, rasps and knives to create expressive carved artworks in relief...
£135
Cheshire
This one-day course in David’s peaceful, rural workshop in Cheshire is designed as an introduction to fine furniture making. It is aimed at both complete beginners and those woodworkers wishing to brush up on some basics. At the end of the day you will take home a finished floating shelf with recesses for tea light holders (the shelf can be left plain if preferred). The focus is on how to achieve professional standard work by...
£65
Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
There is no better way to get in touch with the heritage of Sheffield and its great tradition of steel blade making than learning to sharpen your own tools effectively. Did you know that many tools are sold blunt? Spend the day learning a number of techniques using various sharpening equipment for green woodworking tools, i.e. axes, drawknives, billhooks, turning tools, chisels, slashers in the lovely surroundings of Ecclesall Woods. If you are new to...
£200
Surrey - Next course on 30th August 2019
All power tool workshops are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. For those hungry to get their hands on the big toys this is the course for you. If you're already comfortable with hand tools and want those jobs to go faster with less effort then a power tool is the answer. In this course students will learn how to set up and...
£80
Devon
Sharp tools are the essence of good woodworking. On this one-day course I will show you how to get your tools into tip top condition. All the main green woodworking tools will be covered - draw knife and spoke-shave, whittling and hook knives, travisher, chisels and planes. Learn the theory and practice of tool sharpening. Bring your own tools. I will provide sharpening stones but please bring your own sharpening equipment for assessment and possible...
£125
Surrey - Next course on 12th August 2019
This course is aimed at the home owner who would like to build their home maintenance, repair and home renovating skills. During this one day course you will learn the following: Course content: - How to drill into plasterboard, wood, concrete, glass and brick - Replacing a door (hanging the door, replacing hinges, installing door hardware-handle & lock) - Repairing plasterboard (cracks, small and large holes) - Blocking up a doorway or opening up a...
£275
Surrey
A one day basic woodworking course in a beautiful location in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The main purpose of this course is to develop essential hand skills and give a good understanding of the woodworking principles. Students will cover: -Timber selection -Guidance on buying woodworking tools -Hand tool selection and maintenance -Sharpening and tuning of hand planes -Using hand planes -Achieving flat, straight and square with a plane -Marking tools -Hand saws and...

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