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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...
Wood turning courses in the Midlands
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Wood turning courses in the Midlands
Worcestershire
£195
A member of the Register of Professional Turners (RPT) with a recognised teaching qualification (PTLLS), Mark Hancock runs these wood turning course from his well-equipped workshop near Pershore, Worcestershire Courses can be arranged for all levels of experience from the complete beginner to the more advanced turner with each course specifically designed to meets the student’s needs and requirements. Those that have turning tools are encouraged to bring these along with samples of work to help highlight areas that may need guidance. All courses deal with: • selection and use...
Wood turning courses
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Wood turning courses
Somerset
£155
George Foweraker runs this one day wood turning course from his well equipped workshop in Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset. Each course is specifically designed to meets the students needs, so that you obtain the required skills to take away and progress within the craft. The emphasis remains on the correct use of tools and techniques to use while practicing the craft of wood turning. Whether you are starting out on your first step in woodturning or would like to delve into hollow forms, turning from green wood through to the finished item,...
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...
Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
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Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
Devon - Next course on 17th October 2019
£180
A two day course learning the skills and techniques of green woodworking, with an emphasis on contemporary design and detailing. Maximum of 6 students. You will make either a low stool or a side table using a variety of edge tools. Starting with a fresh cut log you will learn how to cleave the wood with a froe and wedges, then shape it on the shaving horse with drawknife and spokeshave. Joints used will be through-wedged-tenons. Use of contrasting timbers, and sculpted free-form table tops or seats are all available...
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...
Box making weekend in Cumbria
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Box making weekend in Cumbria
Cumbria - Next course on 26th October 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 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...
Don White Woodturning Experience.
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Don White Woodturning Experience.
Cornwall
£150
One day woodturning course with Don White. There is 500sq.ft of fully equipped workshop space with full dust extraction to all machinery. The “Hands-On” course is structured to cover basic principles, but is also flexible enough to be tailored to individual requirements. Tool identification, bevel angles and sharpening will be discussed and demonstrated, enabling the student to apply proven cutting techniques which will result in minimizing sanding and less dust. Work Holding methods, such as face-plates/chucks/ drive & revolving centres, will be used as required. Health & Safety issues are...

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