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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.
Wood carving and tool sharpening classes in Pembrokeshire, Wales
Bronze AWARD
(4)
Wood carving and tool sharpening classes in Pembrokeshire, Wales
Pembrokeshire - Next course on 1st October 2019
£36
'The Carving Room' is a wood carving workshop in Stackpole village, near Pembroke in West Wales. This is a chance to learn a new skill or improve on your existing carving techniques and ideas. Adult and children's classes available. Tutor, Anthony Griffiths has been teaching wood carving for nearly 20 years in Somerset and has relocated to Stackpole. He has developed a new workshop and wants to continue teaching this traditional skill. Please contact Anthony for more details. Beginners welcome.
Tool sharpening - one day
Platinum AWARD
(8)
Tool sharpening - one day
Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£65
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 green wood craft this will be a very interesting course and is fundamental to effective...
Tool maintenance and sharpening at The Makershed
Bronze AWARD
Tool maintenance and sharpening at The Makershed
Bristol - Next course on 7th October 2019
£67.50
A short course in woodwork joinery tool maintenance and sharpening. This course will teach you how keep your chisels, planes and scrapers sharp and in good working order. You will have the opportunity to try out a variety of sharpening equipment and techniques so that you can make informed decisions about what to buy for your own workshop. Feel free to bring your own chisel and plane for sharpening (tools are provided if you don’t yet have your own). Learn about: Dismantling and setting up planes Creating and maintaining a...
Sculptural green wood working
Gold AWARD
(6)
Sculptural green wood working
London - Next course on 7th September 2019
£75
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 tool sharpening with demonstrations of other wood carving power tools including chainsaw and angle grinders....
Tool Sharpening and Maintenance
Platinum AWARD
(7)
Tool Sharpening and Maintenance
Devon
£80
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 use. I can also advise you on a sharpening kit to bring with you, and...
Tool sharpening - billhooks & axes
Tool sharpening - billhooks & axes
Shropshire - Next course on 29th September 2019
£80
Billhooks and axes are used because they are still the most effective tool for felling and timber reduction and conversion for some woodland activities such as coppice management. It is surprising how many blunt billhooks and axes are been used and the lack of awareness of how a sharp tool should look like and how much easier and safer work is when using a sharp tool. The course is suitable for all who use billhooks and axes routinely and a must do course for volunteer and project leaders taking groups...
Tool sharpening - crosscut saws
Tool sharpening - crosscut saws
Shropshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£80
Learn how to sharpen and maintain a 2 person cross cut and felling saw. The iconic forestry tool is still a very relevant and useful tool. Like any tool the 2 person saw is safer and works more efficiently when sharp and it is important to pass on the important skills of sharpening. The saws are surprisingly effective when sharp, and when used correctly, have become more popular in recent years especially for woodland projects and when working with volunteers and young people. You will learn: Identify different saws and...
Nigel Hobbins wood carving and tool care classes
Gold AWARD
(11)
Nigel Hobbins wood carving and tool care classes
Kent - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
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.
Do It Yourself DIY workshop
Silver AWARD
(1)
Do It Yourself DIY workshop
Devon
£85
Learn the basics of Do-It-Yourself at this one-day workshop with in the Trill Farm wood workshop. Perfect for beginners for all those annoying jobs around the house that you feel you should be able to tackle... if only you knew how. We know it's frustrating to wait for jobs to be done, and how much tradespeople can charge for them! And we understand it can be a bit daunting to head for a wall with a power drill. This is an enjoyable hands on workshop that covers many of the...
Improving Greenwood Hand Tool Skills
Platinum AWARD
Improving Greenwood Hand Tool Skills
Yorkshire
£85
Learn how to get the best from your hand tools for greenwood crafts. This course is designed for people with some existing knowledge of hand tools, who would like to improve their skills and learn useful techniques. Arrive: 15 minutes prior to a 9.30am start Depart: 4.00pm, although this is approximate. Directions: Please look at the map featured on the website. What to bring: work clothes Let us know: if you have any special needs Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £5 admin fee) No refunds for...

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