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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.

Pembrokeshire - Next course on 23rd July 2019
Join a three day woodcarving course for children - two hours per day. Parents are welcome to join in too. '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. Cost £30 per person plus £6 for wood. Tutor, Anthony Griffiths has been teaching wood carving for nearly 20 years in...
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...
Bristol - Next course on 7th October 2019
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...
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...
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...
Kent - Next course on 16th July 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.
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...
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...
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...
Cumbria - Next course on 17th August 2019
A one day course on how to safely use & look after hand routers. Have you bought a router, used it incorrectly, scared yourself and put in in the shed never to be used again? Or simply want to learn how to use a router safely and with confidence? Want to have a go before deciding to buy one? Then this course is for you. The day will include an introduction to a router and...

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