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Are you interested in woodwork? Perhaps the smell of a woodwork shop is perfume to your nostrils? Maybe the words lathe, chisel and dowel fire your imagination? You may already have extensive woodwork skills and, if so, you will know there is always more to learn when it comes to working with wood. Perhaps you want to learn the basics of wood carving or tackle the rudiments of wood turning on the lathe. Look no further! Soon you could be spending time in a creative wood workshop with a master of the craft...
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...
Oak stool making experience - rustic carpentry & green wood work
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Oak stool making experience - rustic carpentry & green wood work
Leicestershire
£95
This unique green woodworking stool making course is an opportunity to 'unplug & slow down' & take a step into the rural life of an old fashioned village carpenter. During this very 'hands on' experience you will learn many traditional carpentry skills & techniques using a selection of beautiful old hand tools. You will walk away with a beautiful solid oak stool with a high quality finish (good enough to sell!) and made to last. Oak is used most of the time but sometimes there will be elm and ash...
Box making weekend in Cumbria
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Box making weekend in Cumbria
Cumbria - Next course on 14th September 2019
£275
All dates for 2019 are now full. Please see top right for the 2020 dates. 2 day box making courses held on weekends throughout the year in beautiful Cumbria. Make your own handmade wooden box. The courses are fun and relaxed, yet will give you the skills & confidence to make stunning boxes on your own. The courses are run from a fully equipped cabinet making workshop. All tools and safety equipment are provided, though you are welcome to bring your own tools if you wish. Ear defenders and dust...
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...
Learn to carve wooden spoons, beginners and improvers
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Learn to carve wooden spoons, beginners and improvers
Gloucestershire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£80
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend – unless you’ve made a specific arrangement with me. Suitable for beginners or those who’ve carved before and want to improve. We’ll cover safe carving technique with axe and knife and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills. We will make a butter spreader or spatula in the morning and a cooking or serving spoon in the afternoon. In spring and autumn the courses run in a beautiful yurt in...
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...
French polishing & wood care - beginners course
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French polishing & wood care - beginners course
Gloucestershire
£175
This one day beginners course at our Cotswold workshop is designed to give the student the fundamental basics of French polishing and woodcare and to give them a hands on day leaving them with the vital practical skills needed to refinish furniture. Each student will work on a small or medium piece of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within one or two working days. The smaller piece being for the one day course and the medium/larger piece being for the two day course. The course...
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...
Spoon carving at Walderchain Wood
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Spoon carving at Walderchain Wood
Kent - Next course on 28th September 2019
£80
Your tutors will guide you through the process from selecting a log through to a completed spoon. The session includes: * Tool review - an overview of the various tools available for spoon carving and similar projects * Timber selection - what type of wood and what parts of the log are best and what to avoid * Spoon design - overview of the proportions and features of spoons for different uses * Cleaving/splitting timber - use of axe and froe for reducing thickness of wood * Safe and effective...

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