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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. 
Wood turning tuition, New Forest, Hampshire (1 day for one person)
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Wood turning tuition, New Forest, Hampshire (1 day for one person)
Hampshire - Next course on 6th December 2019
£130
This Woodturning Tuition is designed for those who want to take their first step into wood turning with the wish to create something on the lathe. No fuss, just fun! You will learn how to mount a piece of wood on the lathe. How to cut and shape the wood using gouges and other wood turning tools. The session can be tuned to what you would like to do as people learn quicker working in areas that they are interested in. The aim is to make something that you can...
Make a 3 legged rustic stool - one day
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(10)
Make a 3 legged rustic stool - one day
Yorkshire - Next course on 26th September 2019
£85
Make a 3-legged rustic stool. Make a rustic stool in green wood. What is green wood? Green wood is freshly felled, still sappy wood. To work it requires a set of simple techniques based on an understanding of how wood reacts - both to the tools, and to the dry and shrinking process. Because it is green, the wood is soft and easy to work with hand tools, and because of this, green woodwork creates little waste, and can utilise small trees and logs. It is therefore green in all...
Woodturning workshops - one day
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(10)
Woodturning workshops - one day
Berkshire
£140
Woodturning days in Berkshire with Steve Giles who is a Registered Professional Woodturner. Steve teaches woodturning based on the knowledge of the student. From beginners who have never touched a lathe or a woodturning chisel to the person who just wants to brush up his skills or is having difficulty with a particular tool or process. Courses are designed to suit, usually on a one-to-one basis or with a maximum of two students. Course days start at 9.30am and finish approximately 5.00pm and cost £140.00 per day. Please contact Steve...
One day salt or pepper mill woodturning course
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(4)
One day salt or pepper mill woodturning course
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 the last couple of years. I want to pass on this knowledge and help others to develop 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...
Pole-lathe turning taster days
Silver AWARD
(7)
Pole-lathe turning taster days
Worcestershire
£80
The day starts with a brief introduction over a cuppa, and demonstration of the tools and lathes. Learners are then able to begin turning a first item on the lathe using a ready mounted blank of fresh ash wood. Using simple traditional tools, the cleft green wood can be transformed into a range of useful and decorative items. Most people get 2 or more items made during the day from a wide range of possible projects such as a rolling pin, rounders bat, spinning top or maybe a mallet. If...
Pole lathe turning - one day course
Platinum AWARD
(3)
Pole lathe turning - one day course
Yorkshire - Next course on 10th November 2019
£85
A course to introduce you to green wood craft and how to use a pole lathe. Have you ever wanted to make something amazing but lacked the confidence to have a go? This is the course for you and you will be developing a hobby which connects you with the environment can be profoundly satisfying. Our tutor is a skilled woodsman who makes green wood craft for a living and is keen to enthuse new converts to green woodworking. You will spend the day: 1. Considering different types of wood...
Beginners wood turning course
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Beginners wood turning course
Cheshire - Next course on 18th October 2019
£240
This hands on course will be your first step into woodturning and will give you a firm foundation in all the basic skills of woodturning. The course is aimed at novices who wish to try out a new skill while allowing you create your own pieces on the lathe. The first day focuses on understanding and using the lathe safely, tool sharpening and tool identification. Once these topics are covered we will then work on turning wood between centres, using the roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew chisel and parting tool....
Build a Bowl Lathe & Learn to Turn
Platinum AWARD
(4)
Build a Bowl Lathe & Learn to Turn
Cumbria - Next course on 9th November 2019
£550
Over the course of the four days of this workshop you will build your very own bowl turning lathe to take home and spend some time learning to turn beautiful, functional wooden bowls. Adults only, or over 16 when accompanied by a paying adult. This workshop will be limited to 4 participants. The workshop will focus specifically on the following areas: • The skills required to build your own historic Viking style bowl turning lathe • The different types of lathe used for turning • Suitable British timbers for bowl...
Pyrography workshop, New Forest, Hampshire
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(4)
Pyrography workshop, New Forest, Hampshire
Hampshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£20
Draw and write with fire - Pyrography workshop with Graham Turner Wood Turner. The event is part of Hampshire Open Studios, there will be two well known local artists Shaun Stevens, Tessa van Hasselt, Martine Mercy and myself (Graham Turner) with a display of wood turning, so there is plenty to see. Open to all ages (8 - 80+), there are seven places in each workshop. I also accept group bookings for a whole table for £85.00. You can join the workshop on the day but there is no guarantee...
Wheelwrighting - a three day course
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Wheelwrighting - a three day course
Shropshire - Next course on 18th October 2019
£295
Wheel-wrighting three day course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. During this three day course, participants will be guided through the many processes required to make a traditional wheel. You will lathe turn an elm log into a hub before mortising it, cut, shape and fit the oak spokes, cut the tangs, and fit the four felloes. On the final day you will tyre your wheel in a dramatic and unforgettable experience. You will take home a beautiful small wheel that you have crafted yourself, either to fit to a...

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