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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...

£640
East Sussex - Next course on 12th August 2019
Time to make your first piece of furniture! Or, perhaps, time to make your first accurate, crisp, precisely-made, piece of furniture. This is a great follow-on course from ‘Skills Week’ but will also happily stand alone if you have at least a little woodworking experience. Successful furniture making is based on good design, well thought out construction, and accurate execution of all the many components and joints that will be brought together to create, not...
£590
East Sussex - Next course on 8th April 2019
The Cabinetmaking Skills Week is the course you’ve been waiting for. If you’re a complete beginner this will give you the perfect grounding; if you’ve been woodworking for a while, this will be a great tune-up, sorting out any bad habits and reinforcing fundamental skills. Everything in Woodwork is based on Sharpening so this is the initial focus. You MUST have a sharpening system at your fingertips that works for you, we will look at...
£595
Surrey - Next course on 1st June 2019
This beginner’s furniture making course is designed to extend your knowledge and practical experience of making high quality furniture. I will introduce you to cabinet-making tools and show you how to use them effectively. You will test your new skills by creating your own wall hung mirror frame. This will be a very personal piece. Not only will you craft it by hand, using traditional techniques, but you will choose your own wood from a...
£130
Berkshire - Next course on 14th April 2019
One day woodcraft course - learn to carve a wooden spoon. Spend a day learning to craft functional spoons from green (freshly felled) timber. No experience is necessary but we will be standing for over 2 hours and using hand tools all day so you need to be physically fit, all tools and materials are provided in the cost of the course. The venue is a few miles from Newbury in Berkshire in a small...
£95
Leicestershire
About Me My wood turning work has mainly consisted of staircase associated work and general architectural work (e.g. newel posts & spindles), but I have a developed a passion for craft turning in varied forms over the last couple of years. I want to pass on this knowledge and help others to develop their own wood turning skills. I am very happy to support all ages and levels of ability wherever I can. I have...
£140
Northamptonshire - Next course on 30th March 2019
2 day Introduction to Green Woodworking course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve. Make a rustic stool or side table using traditional tools and techniques! This introductory Green Woodwork course is an ideal opportunity to try a great traditional craft. You’ll start this course by being given a simple ash log and end it with your own unique piece of rustic furniture. Traditional tools and techniques will be used throughout the two days, including...
£65
Kent
Come and learn how to shabby chic an item or a frame using chalk paints and various wax finishes. We'll even show you how to make your own chalk paint.
£220
Oxfordshire
Please visit the website using the link above to check on course dates and availability Two day spoon carving course near Banbury, Oxfordshire Spoon carving is a traditional craft that most can learn. The tools required are few and affordable and the wood is usually available locally at little or no cost. The two-day spoon carving course I run is aimed at beginners or the self-taught wishing to improve their skills. Consequently, no previous experience...
£170
Yorkshire
Getting the most from your axes This two day course will introduce the variety of different axes and their uses in and around the woods, and then working with wood. You will learn practical tips and techniques on: how to get the best out of your axes knowing the right axe for the right job how to use axes safely and effectively how to keep your axes sharp and in good condition Following introductions, the...
£75
Lancashire - Next course on 11th April 2019
We are offering an upholstery skills workshops suitable for beginners or those with some experience which lasts one day over 5 hours with a break for lunch. You will work at your own level for an enjoyable experience, you can be a complete starter or have already completed some projects. The workshops are friendly and informal and will accommodate 2-3 people in a small group to ensure that everyone gets enough instruction. The workshop content...