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Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
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Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
Cheshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£99
Learn cold process soap making with multi award winning soap maker and column writer for Making Soap Magazine. If you are interested in making beautiful handmade soap from delicious natural ingredients then this course is for you. Using the traditional method of soap making and with a hands on practical approach you will make a selection of soaps to take home with you. All the soaps we make are palm oil free and vegan friendly. Private group bookings are available by separate arrangement. Ideal for birthdays, hen days, activity days,...
Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
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Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
Devon - Next course on 12th September 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...
A fabulous introduction to fused glass - one day course
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A fabulous introduction to fused glass - one day course
Sussex - Next course on 27th September 2019
£160
This workshop offers a wonderful introduction to the art of kiln formed glass, using solely Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own masterpiece! Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions and create voids & bubbles. These one day courses run twice a month on Friday and Saturdays, if there are 4 or more of you and you'd like your own date, just give me a...
Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
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Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£65
Do you want to learn a new skill? Stuck for a fun Christmas gift? Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in container candle making at Crafters Cottage just outside Holmfirth. Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends. Brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to join us for an informative and fun workshop in the heart of the Summer Wine...
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...
'Art of stained glass - glass leading and/or glass painting' - Oldbury, Birmingham - with Jamal Rafay at Stained Glassic
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'Art of stained glass - glass leading and/or glass painting' - Oldbury, Birmingham - with Jamal Rafay at Stained Glassic
Birmingham
£99
Course dates are flexible. You can book 1, 2, 3 or 4 days courses. If you have a CraftCourses gift voucher, please do not forget to provide voucher code and person's name. Description: This course is suitable for those who want to learn the art of stained glass in a friendly manner. Learn how to lead panels or paint stained glass windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal Rafay’s artist studio! (You can also book 1, 2,...
Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
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Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
North Yorkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£440
3-day of personal tuition - enjoyable & instructive, tailored to suit beginners & experienced carvers. I'll show you how to work on your personal projects from masonry to completed artwork, and advise you on how to continue to develop your skills after the course. A maximum 3 students per course, which allows a great deal of specialised attention. Reduced fee for 2 or 3 bookings. Topics covered: Tool skills & Carving techniques. Working in 3-dimensions. What tools you'll need, and where to buy them. Chisel sharpening. Where to locate stone....
Spoon carving for beginners
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Spoon carving for beginners
London - Next course on 10th September 2019
£40
This regular class in spoon carving, introduces the art of carving with an axe, a knife and a crook knife. By carving a spoon, which is by nature a functional object and one we are all familiar with, we are free from the pressure of knowing what to carve and instead we can become familiar with the tools of this craft. As you gain confidence with the tools, you begin to build a relationship with small scale carving and understand the subtle and addictive qualities of this new hobby. We...
One day mosaic workshop for beginners, lunch included ~ Meriden, West Midlands
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One day mosaic workshop for beginners, lunch included ~ Meriden, West Midlands
West Midlands - Next course on 14th September 2019
£72
Treat yourself to a wonderful day of mosaicing and create something beautiful to take home with you. I will teach you how to use mosaic tools and what adhesives and materials to use. You can choose to mosaic a plant pot, slate shapes (hearts and squares) or a plaque for your wall, all fully outdoor proof. You can choose to mosaic a picture for indoors instead, it’s up to you! My studio is set in a lovely rural setting where the only sounds you will hear will be birdsong and...
Learn how to throw pots on the potter's wheel (plus handbuilding)
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Learn how to throw pots on the potter's wheel (plus handbuilding)
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£95
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to produce your first wheel thrown pot and provide you with a hand building opportunity. Come...

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