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Wood turning courses, workshops and schools across the UK. Learning to turn wood on a machine or pole lathe could become one of the most satisfying and enjoyable things in your life. Wood turning and pole lathe courses will show you how to create beautiful shapes from lumps of wood. You may make your own bespoke turned fruit bowl or a pair of candle sticks. You may also fancy learning the traditional wood-turning craft of bodging, which uses green (unseasoned) wood to make chair legs and other cylindrical parts. Browse UK wood turning courses and workshops here. 
An introduction to wood turning with Gregory Moreton
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An introduction to wood turning with Gregory Moreton
Surrey - Next course on 28th August 2019
£210
An introduction to woodturning in Surrey - 2 day course (the course dates shown are for the first day of each course. Check on my website to see if there are spaces). This course has a fixed content to ensure that a good grounding in all the basic skills is given and is usually run over two consecutive days. The first day is devoted to spindle techniques and turning wood between centres, sharpening, the use of the roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew chisel and parting tool. The second day concentrates...
Woodturning Course in North Yorkshire with Philip Greenwood RPT
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Woodturning Course in North Yorkshire with Philip Greenwood RPT
North Yorkshire
£150
Learn woodturning with Philip Greenwood - demonstrator at clubs and shows and author for the woodturning magazine. This course is run one to one. In a fully equipped workshop with dust control and fully insured. If setting up a workshop we can look at the following. Lathe choice is important; we will talk about the different lathes on the market, what the difference is between them, and which one might be the right choice for you. We will cover the woodturning chuck, how to use this important piece of equipment....
Woodturning courses in Portsmouth
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Woodturning courses in Portsmouth
Hampshire
£90
Students will first be shown around the workshop to help familiarise them with the machinery and the safe use of them. This includes a bit of time getting you familiar with how to use the turning tools to turn to round and produce a bead and a cove in various ways. Then a brief chat about possible projects to see what excites you, this introduction to the workshop helps me get an understanding of your capabilities. There are a number of interesting projects that can be turned in a day...
Woodturning courses in Norfolk
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Woodturning courses in Norfolk
Norfolk
£150
Beginners course/introduction to woodturning The first part of this practical course is spent learning basic spindle turning techniques & exercises, these will allow the beginner to develop basic skills. During the day lathes tools, sharpening finishing and methods of work holding are introduced and discussed. As the course progresses priority is based upon hands on learning with demonstrations where needed, to allow the student to understand and learn the techniques safely at a comfortable pace. Part two of the course is spent turning a simple bowl. If you have any...
Introduction to traditional green wood turning course
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Introduction to traditional green wood turning course
Berkshire - Next course on 14th December 2019
£100
My name is Simon Vowell and I am a traditional pole lathe turner that has been introducing the craft back to the general public for the past ten years. This beginners course will cover the basics of green wood-turning with all tools and materials provided. No previous experience necessary. The course content will include the selection of materials, tool types, techniques and their safe use to create a finished item by the end of the day. The emphasis on this course is to provide you with the knowledge and confidence...
Turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe
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Turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe
Northumberland
£100
This is suitable for complete beginners but will provide enough challenges for people with some experience of wood turning. You will be using a traditional foot-powered bowl lathe to turn a greenwood log into a bowl that will be just the job for your morning cereal or soups and stews. Through the day we will discuss the build of the lathe, types of wood used and the variety of handmade tools that can be used to turn with. We will begin by using safe techniques to axe out a 'bowl...
Introduction to woodturning
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Introduction to woodturning
Leicestershire
£95
About Me My wood turning work has mainly consisted of staircase associated work and general architectural work (e.g. newel posts & spindles), but I have a developed a passion for craft turning in varied forms over recent years. I want to pass on this knowledge and help others to developed their own wood turning skills. I am very happy to support all ages and levels of ability wherever I can. I have a purpose built workshop fully equipped with two well-equipped professional lathes, a range of sharpening equipment, health &...
Introduction to green wood craft - a three day course
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Introduction to green wood craft - a three day course
Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd November 2019
£250
Introduction to Green wood Craft - a weekend course A 3 day course to introduce you to green wood craft, using a pole lathe, basic craft tools and making simple rustic furniture. Over the course, you will cover the following: Be introduced to basic woodland management and spend part of the first day in the woodland learning how to fell and coppice small trees for greenwood craft and consider different types of native timbers [wood] and what you can make from it. Be introduced to the various types of tools...
Learn to turn in Snowdonia, North Wales - Full day
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Learn to turn in Snowdonia, North Wales - Full day
Gwynedd
£140
Learn to turn in Snowdonia About the tutor….Les Symonds is a qualified teacher with an honours degree in adult education and is a member of the Register of Professional Turners. His work has won numerous awards and accolades and has been exhibited at several galleries throughout North and Mid Wales. He is based in Bala, where he has his own small shop and gallery on the High Street, with a studio workshop at the rear where visitors can see him working. He also has a larger, well equipped workshop in...
Full Day Woodturning tuition from registered AWGB tutor in Dorset, Somerset, South West
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Full Day Woodturning tuition from registered AWGB tutor in Dorset, Somerset, South West
Dorset
£240
Basic and Intermediate Woodturning course. Full day courses can be taken at any mutually convenient time of week. Dependant on experience, the course will comprise of basic skills required with bowl making for example or for the more experienced we can look at artistic hollow form work etc. Either way, you will get the 1 to 1 tuition from a registered Assosiation of Woodturners of Great Britain Tutor throughout the day and I would expect to finish a minimum of 2 basic pieces or 1 more advanced piece for you...

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