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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.
Coracle Making
Coracle Making
Shropshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£350
Build an Ironbridge style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability. The coracle has been around for thousands of years, evolving as a cheap, simple boat that anybody could make and use for all sorts of short river work, particularly fishing. You will learn to select suitable ash laths, techniques for bending laths to shape, nailing, clenching nails and fixing and tailoring the calico cover ready for painting. You will leave with a finished coracle and paddle ready for the Coracle Regatta on...
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...
Relief carving & sculpture in hardwood with Alister Neville: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
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Relief carving & sculpture in hardwood with Alister Neville: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria - Next course on 24th August 2019
£82
Spend a busy day with Alister and master the various carving skills associated with Relief Carving or simple sculpture in Hardwood. Choose either a flat board, perhaps for a plaque, for bread or cheese, or a house name. Alternatively if you re feeling more energetic, carve a rough bowl or a simple 3D sculpture - a hedgehog for example from a block of wood, the choice is yours. Arriving in a large van weighed down with 3 workbenches Alister skillfully extracts them placing them safely under the canopies outside the...
The 16 week course - the ultimate fast-track fine furniture making skills & techniques course. Train to professional standard in only 16 weeks
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The 16 week course - the ultimate fast-track fine furniture making skills & techniques course. Train to professional standard in only 16 weeks
East Sussex - Next course on 26th August 2019
£8850
This is the unique opportunity to acquire the critical skill-sets that are required to make exceptional furniture to a professional standard in the shortest time possible. Maximum Learning ~ Minimum Time ~ Affordable Price Although this course is perfect for the absolute beginner it is also completely suitable for the keen amateur or professional who has been working with wood for many years but who wants to raise their game to make high quality furniture. Whatever level or experience you might have, the starting point will be the same, you...
Woodworking - improver/advanced - two day
Woodworking - improver/advanced - two day
Staffordshire - Next course on 28th August 2019
£250
This two day advanced course is intended to stretch those with a degree of woodworking experience or may have attended one of my Beginners' courses. The theme will be the detailed process of hand cutting dovetails. This will give you an introduction and experience into creating the cabinet maker's ultimate joint. The course will be predominately project led through the making of a small trinket box in Tulipwood, hand-crafted by you to take home. I have a relaxed and informal approach to tuition and there will be no more than...
Power tool course
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Power tool course
Surrey - Next course on 30th August 2019
£200
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. All power tool workshops are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. For those hungry to get their hands on the big toys this is the course for you. If you're already comfortable with hand tools and want those jobs to go faster with less effort then a power tool is the answer. In this course students will learn how...
Green woodworking and nature connection in the Malvern Hills
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Green woodworking and nature connection in the Malvern Hills
Worcestershire - Next course on 30th August 2019
£250
Available to book now on my website for 30th August weekend Join me for a peaceful weekend of woodland craft and nature connection in the Malvern Hills. Leave work at lunchtime on Friday and escape to the woods with us for a weekend of making things with simple tools, simple living and feeling how you are connected to the natural world. This course is intended to be relaxing, fun and a chance to learn about green woodworking whilst immersed in nature. There will be opportunities to swing lazily in a...
Make a shave horse at Sallerton Wood
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Make a shave horse at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 31st August 2019
£150
These two-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your own traditional green wood shaving horse using timber sourced within the woodland. The topics covered include the properties of green wood, cleaving techniques and the use of traditional hand tools and equipment such as draw-knives and pole lathes. A shave horse is a fundamental piece of kit needed by all green woodworkers and it will be yours to keep at the end of the course, and the course fee is less than the cost of buying...
Timber Measuring
Timber Measuring
Shropshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£160
The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing trees, woodland compartments and road side stacks. You will learn: - Measurements conventions - Useful equipment - Calculate the height and volume of a standing tree - Stratification and sampling principles - Yield class, Tariff and abbreviated tariff measurements - Stack measurements The course tutor will be Martin Hales
Women's wood working
Bronze AWARD
Women's wood working
Durham - Next course on 31st August 2019
£110
This is a four week course run over consecutive Saturdays from 10:30 hrs to 13:00hrs. The course is designed for those participants with little or no experience of woodworking with the purpose of building your confidence and ability in using a range of woodworking tools and developing skills that can be transferable to home or DIY projects. We will also discuss sources and costs of buying appropriate tools and materials. The core aims of the course are to: Learn the use and maintenance of a range of common woodworking hand...

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