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Woodwork courses and workshops across the UK. Woodworking skills are incredibly useful in anything from furniture making to getting those kitchen shelves sorted! Learning how to work with wood is as enjoyable as it is useful. Especially if (like me) you find the smell of sawdust delightful. Browse woodwork courses, classes and workshops in your area and find a craft that will enhance your life and those of the people around you.
Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
Platinum AWARD
(131)
Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
Devon - Next course on 17th October 2019
£180
A two day course learning the skills and techniques of green woodworking, with an emphasis on contemporary design and detailing. Maximum of 6 students. You will make either a low stool or a side table using a variety of edge tools. Starting with a fresh cut log you will learn how to cleave the wood with a froe and wedges, then shape it on the shaving horse with drawknife and spokeshave. Joints used will be through-wedged-tenons. Use of contrasting timbers, and sculpted free-form table tops or seats are all available...
Don White Woodturning Experience.
Platinum AWARD
(129)
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...
Timber framing courses
Platinum AWARD
(41)
Timber framing courses
Powys - Next course on 4th May 2020
£650
Green oak timber frame building course with Master craftsman Alan Ritchie and sons. With over 40 years collective experience between them. This course is ideal for self builders, woodworkers, hobbyists and craft skills enthusiasts! The course has been set in our idyllic woodland workshop for the last 12 years. We will be teaching our specialist marking system essential for green oak buildings. Scribing and cutting mortice and tenon joints on a full size live build oak frame. We aim to give you full instruction and advice in all aspects of...
Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Gold AWARD
(20)
Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Moray - Next course on 9th November 2019
£180
2020 Dates coming soon!!!!! Visit my website and subscribe to my newsletter to hear about course dates first. Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods learning new skills and meeting new folk the green wood way. Green woodworking is a traditional practice using fresh wood still full of sap allowing the tools to split,slice,shave and cleave through the wood with ease. We will use techniques that have been developed over hundreds of years, that are in harmony with the nature and qualities of the wood itself. No prior...
Green wood chair making - 6 day woodworking course in Devon
Platinum AWARD
(35)
Green wood chair making - 6 day woodworking course in Devon
Devon - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£450
Green wood chair making course - 6 days. Starting with an unseasoned log you will learn how to create a beautiful and unique chair which will last for generations. This is one of the most satisfying green wood projects and the course is suitable for complete beginners and experienced woodworkers alike. The "post and rung" construction uses the natural properties of green wood to produce incredibly strong, glue-free joints. During the course you will learn to split wood accurately, and shape it using draw knife and spoke shaves. Using the...
Green wood creative seating course
Platinum AWARD
(17)
Green wood creative seating course
Devon - Next course on 4th May 2020
£475
Six day green wood creative seating course. A six day course run from the Devon Green Wood Centre on the beautiful South Devon Coast. Combining the skills of traditional Windsor chair making with techniques of free-form green wood furniture construction, this course will enable you to design and develop a chair or other seat with a strong sculptural presence. A chance to work with irregular shaped wood to create a visually stunning piece. This course is a creative exploration of the possibilities of green woodworking and is suitable for beginners,...
Chair making course at Sallerton Wood
Platinum AWARD
(13)
Chair making course at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 9th May 2020
£425
These six-day green wood chair making courses cover all the green woodworking skills and processes needed in order to construct your own chair from a green ash log. The techniques include cleaving out and shaping the components, drying some of the components overnight in the wood-fired kiln, steam-bending some of the components to give them the correct form, cutting and drilling mortises and tenons, frame assembly, and finally weaving the seating material. There is a range of chair designs to choose from, to suit all abilities, and a range of...
Tool sharpening - one day
Platinum AWARD
(8)
Tool sharpening - one day
Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£65
There is no better way to get in touch with the heritage of Sheffield and its great tradition of steel blade making than learning to sharpen your own tools effectively. Did you know that many tools are sold blunt? Spend the day learning a number of techniques using various sharpening equipment for green woodworking tools, i.e. axes, drawknives, billhooks, turning tools, chisels, slashers in the lovely surroundings of Ecclesall Woods. If you are new to green wood craft this will be a very interesting course and is fundamental to effective...
Green wood chair making 5 day course in Sussex woodland
Silver AWARD
(5)
Green wood chair making 5 day course in Sussex woodland
East Sussex
£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...
Wood carving for beginners and improvers at Ness Botanic Gardens Cheshire
Bronze AWARD
(2)
Wood carving for beginners and improvers at Ness Botanic Gardens Cheshire
Cheshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£150
This practical 2 day weekend course is designed for complete beginners with no previous experience, and those with a small amount of experience who wish to improve their wood carving skills. Students will learn the basic skills necessary to creatively carve wood with hand tools. For adults age 18+. The venue, Ness Botanic Gardens on the banks of the River Dee, is widely known for its plant collections and beauty, plus there is a great café on site. Your tutor, John White, is an experienced woodcarver, he has over thirty...

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