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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.

£85
Kent - Next course on 25th June 2019
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.
£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...
£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...
£275
Surrey
A 1 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...
£125
Surrey - Next course on 28th June 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...
£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...
£125
Surrey - Next course on 18th September 2019
These courses are very popular and get booked very quickly. Please see our website for more details on which course runs on which date and to book your place. The course will cover an overview of the tools and techniques used in taking apart a pallet. You will create your own piece of furniture to take home. Learn how to • Take apart a pallet. • Ways of connecting/joining planks together. • Marking out. •...
£200
Surrey - Next course on 26th June 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...

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