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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. 
Don White Woodturning Experience.
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Don White Woodturning Experience.
Cornwall
£150
One day woodturning course with Don White. There is 500sq.ft of fully equipped workshop space with full dust extraction to all machinery. The “Hands-On” course is structured to cover basic principles, but is also flexible enough to be tailored to individual requirements. Tool identification, bevel angles and sharpening will be discussed and demonstrated, enabling the student to apply proven cutting techniques which will result in minimizing sanding and less dust. Work Holding methods, such as face-plates/chucks/ drive & revolving centres, will be used as required. Health & Safety issues are...
Green wood chair making 5 day course in Sussex woodland
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Green wood chair making 5 day course in Sussex woodland
East Sussex - Next course on 9th September 2019
£425
Spend 5 days in a beautiful Sussex woodland learning pole lathe turning and other green woodwork techniques and make yourself a chair to cherish for life. The courses are suitable for complete beginners or more experienced wood workers and all tools and materials are provided. The timber used is all locally grown hardwoods. A wholesome lunch is provided . Students may camp overnight. The facilities are basic. The tutor is Danny Harling. He is a carpenter and furniture maker and has been making chairs for 25 years and teaching his...
Pole lathe bowl turning
Pole lathe bowl turning
Northumberland - Next course on 24th August 2019
£135
Pole lathe bowl turning is one of our endangered crafts. I have honed my skills for over a decade now and can offer the ideal space to teach this fascinating skill to others. You will receive a full day's tuition from a professional turner and will go home with your own finished bowl. Experience days will be held in a dry and midge free environment in my workshop in Kielder. At present I have up to two spaces for a day on the lathe. The good thing about small size...
Wood turning courses in the Midlands
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Wood turning courses in the Midlands
Worcestershire
£195
A member of the Register of Professional Turners (RPT) with a recognised teaching qualification (PTLLS), Mark Hancock runs these wood turning course from his well-equipped workshop near Pershore, Worcestershire Courses can be arranged for all levels of experience from the complete beginner to the more advanced turner with each course specifically designed to meets the student’s needs and requirements. Those that have turning tools are encouraged to bring these along with samples of work to help highlight areas that may need guidance. All courses deal with: • selection and use...
Wood turning courses
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Wood turning courses
Somerset
£155
George Foweraker runs this one day wood turning course from his well equipped workshop in Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset. Each course is specifically designed to meets the students needs, so that you obtain the required skills to take away and progress within the craft. The emphasis remains on the correct use of tools and techniques to use while practicing the craft of wood turning. Whether you are starting out on your first step in woodturning or would like to delve into hollow forms, turning from green wood through to the finished item,...
Woodturning courses in Hampshire - Beginners and improvers wood turning courses - Turn British, all British lathes!!
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Woodturning courses in Hampshire - Beginners and improvers wood turning courses - Turn British, all British lathes!!
Hampshire
£145
Situated on the outskirts of the beautiful New Forest National Park, my workshop is situated in a wonderful quiet rural location. I cater for complete beginners to wood turning, and improvers wishing to fine tune their skills. I have four British made lathes available - two Graduates (one short and one long base) and two Hegner VB36 (one short and one long base).
Pole Lathe Bowl Turning - Your First Bowl
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Pole Lathe Bowl Turning - Your First Bowl
Cumbria
£100
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who only have experience of pole lathe turning on a spindle lathe. Adults only, or over 16 when accompanied by a paying adult. This workshop will be limited to 6 participants. The workshop will focus specifically on the following areas: • The different types of lathe used for turning • Suitable British timbers for bowl turning • Selecting appropriate sections of a log for bowl turning • Roughing out a bowl ‘blank’ using an axe • Safe and effective axe technique...
Learn to Turn in the Dartmoor National Park
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Learn to Turn in the Dartmoor National Park
Devon
£150
Learn to turn in Devon! Chris runs courses in his well-equipped workshop in Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor in South Devon. Each course is tailored to meet the individual needs of the student, their capabilities and experience, whether complete novice or more advanced turner. The correct selection and use of tools and equipment, and the characteristics of the materials and finishes we use are fully explained, along with important health and safety considerations, to advance the students' proficiency and skill in the woodturners' craft. Full-face shields will be provided...
Wood turning tuition, New Forest, Hampshire (1 day) (2 people)
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Wood turning tuition, New Forest, Hampshire (1 day) (2 people)
Hampshire - Next course on 6th December 2019
£190
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...
Woodturning in Devon with Colin Simpson
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Woodturning in Devon with Colin Simpson
Devon
£155
As a member of the Register of Professional Turners, (RPT) I run these courses from my well equipped workshop in North Devon. I can arrange courses for all levels of experience, from complete beginners to the more experienced. I recommend a structured course for beginners which will cover both bowl turning and an introduction to spindle turning. For the more experienced I can tailor each course to meet the student's specific requirements. I can cover all aspects from improving tool techniques to specialist hollow forms, adding colour (stains, dyes and...

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