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.
Three day woodturning courses - please note we are now taking names for next year's courses!
Hello fellow woodturners from all around the world,
Would you like to turn as I do, using the same techniques and tools - conventional and modern grinds of bevels? You will learn all that is appropriate for the level of work you are involved with. There aren't any secrets - I tell it all!
The way I turn takes...
Woodturning Experience Days for beginners - Come and spend a day turning your first bowl
£130 per day, per person.
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.
The full experience day is from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, with a break for lunch.
WHAT CAN YOU ACHIEVE?
We are all different...
Basic and Intermediate Woodturning course.
Half day courses can be taken at any mutually convenient time of day/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 enabling you to create at least 1 piece of finished work to take home.
Sensible clothing is...
This workshop is an exciting extension of the popular wooden crafted pens delivered by Imants Grindulis. If you have an interest in the beauty of wood and would like to turn your own unique wooden bowl, come and join Imants for this workshop. You will learn simple woodturning skills that will enable you to turn and craft your very own wooden bowl that you will take home with you. This exciting workshop introduces you to...
Our intermediate course is aimed at the enthusiastic hobbyist who wants to take their woodworking skills to a whole new level.
It’s not intended as a pathway into professional woodworking, but will give you the skills and confidence to flourish in your woodworking hobby.
You will be taught by Alan McGovern, a skilled cabinet maker with over 33 years of experience and, with only two students on the course at any one time, tuition will...
We run one-week woodworking ‘taster’ courses several times a year, called The Chippendale Experience Course. These short courses are run over a five-day period, Monday to Friday – and are very intensive – and a lot of fun! The course introduces students to a whole range of woodworking skills and techniques including:
• A general introduction to woodworking, turning, cutting, sawing and sanding – and the machines involved.
•How to use Japanese wooden nails and...