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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...

£200
Greater London - Next course on 22nd September 2018
This course will run over two consecutive Saturdays between 10am and 5pm and involve the creation of a beautiful three-legged Windsor-style stool using traditional chair-making tools and techniques. You'll learn how to split freshly felled timber straight from the log, then fashion the legs of your stool with a variety of simple hand tools such as the axe, drawknife and spokeshave. You'll then use an adze and travisher to shape a comfortable saddle. This process...
£80
Yorkshire - Next course on 4th October 2018
A new course at Broadrake for 2018! Tutor Steve Tomlin teaches spoon carving, and other green woodworking skills as well as being the busiest scything instructor in the North of England! The first date is a one-day introduction to the craft where we will work together carving from a log to a cooking spoon. You’ll take home a practical and beautiful utensil to use in your kitchen every day as well as new skills and...
£220
Devon - Next course on 25th August 2018
These 3-day greenwood stool making courses cover all the green woodworking skills and processes needed in order to construct your own sturdy stool from a green Ash log. The first day will be spent cleaving out and making the components for your stool ready for drying overnight in the wood-fired kiln. On day two you will make the legs and assemble your stool frame, and on the final day you will be taught how to...
£125
Hampshire
This Woodturning Tuition is designed for two people 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...
£75
Devon - Next course on 1st September 2018
Learn to carve greenwood spoons using traditional axe and knife techniques. This course covers; - Choice of wood. You will learn about the different qualities of the main varieties of common British hardwoods and the difference between suitable and unsuitable material. - Tools. You will use three tools; axe, straight blade knife and curved 'hook' or spoon knife. The focus will be on how to use these tools safely and efficiently. All tools and wood...
£500
Cumbria
For the course dates please click on the link above. Five day woodworking course in Penrith, Cumbria. This is a continuation of my other five day woodwork course (tools and things) with the emphasis on timber; what are acceptable defects in timber, how do you write out a cutting list that means something to your supplier, what to look for when buying wood and what to avoid. You will ideally have done course 1 (tools...
£20
Hampshire - Next course on 1st September 2018
Stampin' Squirrels full day Papercrafting / Card Making / Scrapbooking workshops We run regular workshops and technique classes in the Portsmouth area. We welcome all abilities and are a welcoming, friendly bunch - don't be shy. At each workshop we demonstrate three projects for you to follow and make for yourself. We bring all our Stampin' Up products such as stamp sets, punches, inks and dies etc. So you can use any free time to...
£200
Hampshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Rushmere Farm's green wood stool making course teaches you the basics of working with green wood. From tree to stool in a weekend. On Saturday you will be shown through the woodlands of the farm and told about the past, present and future of the land and wildlife that surrounds you. You'll have the opportunity to discuss the properties and potential of different wood types, and to choose your wood from trees felled for you....
£900
Devon - Next course on 1st July 2019
During this longer course you will learn a variety of techniques and develop your own dining/ kitchen/ patio table design, or other table of your choice. It is spread over one 6-day week, then after a drying period, a three-day weekend. During week 1 you will use a froe, axe and drawknife to cleave and shape components. We will make a trip to a local saw mill where we will select seasoned timber for your...
£85
Yorkshire
Greenwood Spoon Carving A one-day course with Dave Jackson, basic spoon carving is an excellent, relaxing opportunity to get away from it all and do something different for a day, in the peace and tranquillity of our Woodland Craft Area. Over the day you will learn the basics of the 'age-old' craft of spoon carving using green (unseasoned) wood. You will learn various 'grasps' and carving techniques using a mora carving knife, how to carve...