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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. 
Pyrography workshop, New Forest, Hampshire
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Pyrography workshop, New Forest, Hampshire
Hampshire - Next course on 22nd 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...
Pole lathe bowl turning
Pole lathe bowl turning
Northumberland - Next course on 23rd 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...
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...
Traditional bowl turning in Newport, Gwent - Private tuition (or groups up to 4 people)
Bronze AWARD
Traditional bowl turning in Newport, Gwent - Private tuition (or groups up to 4 people)
Gwent - Next course on 4th September 2019
£100
You'll learn to turn a wooden bowl on a traditional Medieval European pole lathe. This course is ideal for all abilities; from beginners to seasoned pole lathe turners. Although we are outside, we will be under cover and we recommend appropriate footwear and waterproofs. The day can be physically demanding so you'll need a practical level of fitness or a good level of stamina! From log to bowl, you'll learn the following processes; - Understanding the properties of different British timbers and choosing the right timber suitable for bowl turning...
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
Green wood chair making 5 day course in Sussex woodland
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(5)
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...
Introduction to wood working
Bronze AWARD
(1)
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...
Introduction to Woodturning: Crafting a Pen at the Rural Skills Centre
Bronze AWARD
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...
Woodturning: An Introduction to turning a bowl
Bronze AWARD
Woodturning: An Introduction to turning a bowl
Cardiff - Next course on 14th September 2019
£50
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 the principles of using a lathe safely, care of woodworking tools, the suitability and preparation...
Make a 3 legged rustic stool - one day
Platinum AWARD
(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...

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