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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. 
Beginners 1/2 day bowl turning course
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Beginners 1/2 day bowl turning course
Isle of Wight
£95
An introductory 1/2 day one-to-one beginners bowl turning course with Registered Professional Turner Andy Fortune on the beautiful Isle of Wight. Learn the basics of this fascinating craft at our workshop at the Isle of Wight and take home your very own hand crafted bowl or platter. Other courses available, please call for details
Graceful Bowl Turning with Inviting Lines - Full Day Course
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Graceful Bowl Turning with Inviting Lines - Full Day Course
Hampshire
£125
This full-on one day practical course will give beginners and improvers a fantastic insight into bowl turning with beautiful lines and form and go home with a wonderfully formed and finished bowl at the end of it. Course runs 9am till 4-4.30pm monthly, usually on Fridays or weekends. The day starts at 9am in the on-site coffee shop for a meet and greet as well as an overview of the day…not to mention coffee. From there, we will go down to the workshop. A demonstration of the techniques you will...
Introduction to wood working
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Introduction to wood working
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 9th September 2019
£275
The Course: This starts with an overview of common furniture woods and their qualities as well as the basic hand tools and how to sharpen and maintain them. Students will be introduced to basic woodworking techniques while making a beautiful wooden box in their choice of timber, with a few options for all skill levels. Finally, they will try out some finishing techniques before choosing one for their box. Next term starts in September 2019 (see our website for the schedule of dates) The Tutor - Phil Lyons; Phil has...
Learn to turn wooden bowls on a traditional wood turning lathe (pole lathe/treadle lathe)
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Learn to turn wooden bowls on a traditional wood turning lathe (pole lathe/treadle lathe)
Devon
£100
Starting with an un-seasoned log, you will use traditional axe work techniques to rough-out a bowl blank ready to mount on the lathe. You will then use your own energy to operate the pole lathe, learning how to shape the outside and inside of your wooden bowl. This is a very old method of making wooden bowls by hand. At the end of the day you will go home with a bowl you have turned yourself and if you're new to greenwood work you will have learned some of the...
One to One Woodturning Tuition - Full Day Course
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One to One Woodturning Tuition - Full Day Course
Hampshire
£250
For the absolute best in undivided attention, book onto a day's one to one tuition. By booking one to one, we can go over precisely what you want to know about to either give you a great start in turning or improve your existing skill. You can choose whatever you want to do on your one to one day. This is perhaps the best way to get a great foundation in woodturning if you are a newcomer or developing your skill or learning a new technique. Maybe you want to...
Professional furniture design and making course
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Professional furniture design and making course
East Lothian
£19250
The daily schedule is designed to mix wood working theory with lots of practical experience and the opportunity for one-to-one tuition. The School prides itself on a friendly, supportive learning environment, where each student can learn at their own pace, secure in the knowledge that they are receiving the best technical and design education. Students work at their individual benches, and as their confidence increases and knowledge grows, students start to learn from each other too. One week of each term is set aside for furniture restoration work. Students are...
Woodturning Experience Days - Come and spend a day turning your first bowl
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Woodturning Experience Days - Come and spend a day turning your first bowl
Somerset
£130
Woodturning Experience Days for beginners - Come and spend a day turning your first bowl £130 per day, per person. WHEN At your convenience. The Studio operates seven days a week and we will work to suit your availability. Please get in touch to book your day. DURATION The full experience day is from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, with a break for lunch. WHO FOR Beginners WHAT CAN YOU ACHIEVE? We are all different and work at different speeds, but typically in half a day you can expect to...
Green wood stool making weekend in Sussex woodland
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Green wood stool making weekend in Sussex woodland
East Sussex - Next course on 28th September 2019
£175
Spend a weekend in a beautiful Sussex woodland learning pole lathe turning and other green woodwork techniques and make yourself a stool to cherish for life . The courses are suitable for beginners or more experienced wood workers and all tools and materials are provided . The timber used is all locally grow hardwoods . The tutor is Danny Harling. He is a carpenter and furniture maker and has been making chairs for 25 years and teaching his craft since 1998. The woods are near Lewes which is under an...
Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning
Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning
Shropshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£85
Great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and techniques to get you started You will learn: - Tool selection - Wood selection - Forming a billet and using a shave horse - Setting up a pole lathe - Turning techniques to create a number of different products The course tutor is Neill Mapes
Introduction to Woodturning: Crafting a Pen at the Rural Skills Centre
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Introduction to Woodturning: Crafting a Pen at the Rural Skills Centre
Cardiff - Next course on 14th September 2019
£50
Come and join Imants Grindulis and learn simple woodturning skills that will enable you to turn and craft your very own wooden pen that you will take home with you. This exciting workshop introduces you to the principles of using a lathe safely, care of woodworking tools, the suitability and preparation of wood for your wooden pen project and spindle turning. The wood you will use for your pen is natural and environmentally sustainable. The workshop will give you the skills to create a perfect gift, the workshop itself, also...

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