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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...
Veneering week - make a games board
Platinum AWARD
Veneering week - make a games board
East Sussex - Next course on 20th July 2020
£640
No, actually there’s nothing wrong with veneer – this is not a cheap alternative to ’Real Wood’, Veneer is your big opportunity to make beautiful, decorative things using a vast selection of beautiful, sometimes outrageous, different woods from all over the world. Veneer allows large projects to maintain consistent colour and figure throughout, and the production of dimensionally stable panels that won’t be tempted to fight with any solid wood components in the near vicinity. In short, Veneer opens up a whole new world of woodworking opportunities, both structural and...
Vital jigs & really useful tools
Platinum AWARD
Vital jigs & really useful tools
East Sussex - Next course on 20th April 2020
£640
Although we spend a lot of time and energy perfecting our ‘Vital Cabinetmaking Hand Skills’, when making things from wood, we also need some ‘Vital Cabinetmaking Jigs’ to help us in our quest for consistent precision and accuracy. There are also some ‘Really Useful Tools’ that, apart from being ‘Really Useful’, often aren’t available to buy, and in any case, they’re fun to make and really rewarding to use. Included in this course is our ‘Ultimate End Grain Shooting Board’, this jig has been tweaked and refined over almost 30...
Walking stick making - tutored by UK Champion Stick Maker Roy Chapman
Walking stick making - tutored by UK Champion Stick Maker Roy Chapman
Nottinghamshire
£5
Walking Stick making and carving As a result of our success with this course when we ran it a earlier this year, we can now offer a regular session every Friday Morning. Roy and Bill are both experienced stick makers and carvers and will be guiding you every step of the way Get in touch by phone or email for more information and to book a place. The Dukeries Community Centre is a charitable organisation run by volunteers, established in 1988, offering regular weekly tutored sessions. Close to Mansfield, Retford,...
Whittling Birds with Dave Harter: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns  near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
Whittling Birds with Dave Harter: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£75
Whittling is addictive once started - therapeutic from being relaxing, absorbing and creative & richly rewarding in a sense of personal achievement. During this course Dave will teach you traditional hand carving, whittling, skills, using craft knives and other specialist hand tools provided to enable you to complete a carved bird in a day, which can be attached to a display base. There are two types of wood idea for carving; the beautiful native lime and the more exotic Jelutong. A small fee is payable to the tutor on the...
Willow Garden Structures at Humble by Nature, Kate Humble's working farm
Willow Garden Structures at Humble by Nature, Kate Humble's working farm
Monmouthshire
£105
Learn how to make beautiful garden structures and plant supports in this hands-on willow workshop. In this course you’ll weave a willow dome, great for bushier plants like peonies and a tall pea frame, perfect for supporting your Sweet Peas and other climbing plants. These wonderful sculptural plant supports will add structure to your garden in a rustic and natural way. We’ll provide all of the willow and equipment and you’ll take your handiwork home with you to put in your garden.
Willow handbag
Platinum AWARD
Willow handbag
Yorkshire - Next course on 13th October 2019
£85
Make a handbag or shoulder bag using beautiful natural coloured willow and weaves. The handbag will have a hazel or a driftwood handle and the shoulder bag a leather strap. There will be a range to choose from on the day or you can bring your own. You will be using a pre-prepared base which will give you the time and space focus on control of shape/form and producing accurate and aesthetically pleasing weaves. Suitable for those with no/some previous experience. Please let us know if you have any specific...
Willow Hurdles
Willow Hurdles
Shropshire - Next course on 19th April 2020
£85
Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home. The woven panels make attractive garden screens and the skills learnt will allow you to continue with future garden projects. You will learn: - Siting a hurdle clamp - Selecting suitable hazel zales (uprights) and setting within the clamp - Selecting and grading willow withies - Building the bottom, infill and finishing weave - Installation and maintenance techniques - When constructed and maintained correctly willow hurdles are durable and long lasting and can...
Willow weaving - wicker stag/ 1/2 day (am) obelisk/ 1/2 day (pm) small animals/ christmas decorations
Bronze AWARD
Willow weaving - wicker stag/ 1/2 day (am) obelisk/ 1/2 day (pm) small animals/ christmas decorations
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th October 2019
£90
Each course date will have a different seasonal subject matter, choose from a wicker obelisk, stag, small animals or Christmas decorations. See our website for which course runs on which date. With Julie Livesey. 'Be a garden maker’ offers a wide range of craft courses near Skipton in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. On site is a café / tea room and large garden center. Each course includes all equipment and items you will need, requires no previous experience and you will leave the day with something you have made to...
Willow Winders: A Basketmaker’s Introduction to Wood Turning
Bronze AWARD
Willow Winders: A Basketmaker’s Introduction to Wood Turning
Cardiff
£50
If, as a basketmaker, you are anything like me, you are always looking for something to curve your willow rods with. This workshop is an exciting extension of the popular willow and the popular woodturning workshops we offer here at the Rural Craft Centre. Come and make your own unique and personalised wooden willow winder with the expert guidance of Imants Grindulis. You will learn simple woodturning skills that will enable you to turn and craft your very own willow winder that you will take home with you. This exciting...
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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