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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...
Professional furniture design and making course
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Professional furniture design and making course
East Lothian
£19250
The daily schedule is designed to mix wood working theory with lots of practical experience and the opportunity for one-to-one tuition. The School prides itself on a friendly, supportive learning environment, where each student can learn at their own pace, secure in the knowledge that they are receiving the best technical and design education. Students work at their individual benches, and as their confidence increases and knowledge grows, students start to learn from each other too. One week of each term is set aside for furniture restoration work. Students are...
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 Skills incorporating Furniture Design and Making
Woodworking Skills incorporating Furniture Design and Making
Dorset
£5175
‘Woodworking Skills incorporating Furniture Design and Making’ gives people a solid, certificated foundation (and more) in wood and working with wood. Students design and make a piece of furniture as part of the course. The course and its Level 3 qualification are exclusive to the Boat Building Academy. A maximum of ten people are accepted onto each course. Although the course has nothing to do with boats, it follows the principles that have built the Academy’s reputation as a world-leading vocational training college; students spend the majority of their time...
Upholstery - AMUSF Diploma
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Upholstery - AMUSF Diploma
Hertfordshire - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£3500
The Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) Diploma course is a three stage program that can be studied part-time over either a two or three year period. Designed to develop and give a greater range of practical skills allowing you to work on antique as well as mid-century modern furniture, from a simple drop-in dining chair seat to large traditionally upholstered armchairs, as well as developing a greater range of tailoring skills required for mid-century furniture. Working alongside other students you will start your practical work on exercise...
Upholstery AMUSF Diploma - Stirling
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Upholstery AMUSF Diploma - Stirling
Stirlingshire
£3450
AMUSF Upholstery Diploma During this three stage programme, students will develop their practical skills, gaining knowledge and experience in the manipulation of a variety of materials and processes, within the context of a series of individual set exercises and projects. Students will receive workshop inductions, practical demonstrations and teaching in the use and application of core materials and techniques, both modern and traditional. Stage 1 practical experience (* assessment pieces): Drop-in seat exercise (modern materials) Drop-in seat exercise (traditional materials) Stitched and stuffed footstool or chair (traditional materials and methods)...
Woodworking intermediate course
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Woodworking intermediate course
East Lothian
£3000
Our intermediate course is aimed at the enthusiastic hobbyist who wants to take their woodworking skills to a whole new level. It’s not intended as a pathway into professional woodworking, but will give you the skills and confidence to flourish in your woodworking hobby. You will be taught by Alan McGovern, a skilled cabinet maker with over 33 years of experience and, with only two students on the course at any one time, tuition will be intensive. You will be taught basic skills, including how to: – Season timber and...
Kayak making - build your own skin-on-frame kayak
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Kayak making - build your own skin-on-frame kayak
Bristol - Next course on 16th September 2019
£1600
Come and build your own skin-on-frame kayak. Lightweight, beautiful and extremely strong; skin-on-frame combines traditional construction with the best modern materials. Over 7 days, you’ll learn to cut joints and steam-bend oak to form your kayak's custom-fitted wood frame; lashing and pegging it together in the traditional way - without any nails or glue. Then it’s on to sewing, colouring and coating the skin of your kayak, before you rig her and paddle away! Working from Shipshape Boatbuilding's workshop, in the historic Underfall Boatyard, you’ll be a chisel-throw away from...
Kayak Building – Build your own sea kayak
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Kayak Building – Build your own sea kayak
Argyll and Bute
£1050
Build your own sea kayak in a week! Wooden sea kayaks are lighter and prettier than any other kind of boat (in our opinion). Made of very thin plywood with fibreglass reinforcement, we work with modern techniques to create a fast and responsive boat, individually fitted to you. The boats we build are light enough to lift with one hand, go fast, handle well and look beautiful. You will be the envy of the loch and shoreline. We teach everything you need to know, so no need to know anything...
Boatbuilding – Building the Caravelle rowing skiff
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Boatbuilding – Building the Caravelle rowing skiff
Highlands
£1000
On this residential week long course you'll learn the fundamentals of boatbuilding as we work to build two rowing boats. Over the week, with a group of 6 people, we will build two lightweight plywood rowing boats from start to finish, before launching them to see how they work. The boat is built with traditional techniques, so we’ll spend a lot of time with hand planes, getting our heads around bevels and changing angles. It's a great chance to learn woodworking skills as well as to gain an understanding of...
Wooden Canoe Building Holiday including accommodation at Birch Canoes
Wooden Canoe Building Holiday including accommodation at Birch Canoes
Leicestershire
£1000
Your holiday begins with a chance to have a paddle in a similar canoe to the one you will build. You will stay in one of our wooden cabins by the river Wreake, and will be given as much ( or as little ) assistance in building your canoe as you feel you require. After you complete your canoe, we will launch it here and you will have time to enjoy it on the river here before taking it home on the roof of your car. We use mainly hand...

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