Course Provider: M. Saban--Smith
Contact Name: Martin Saban-Smith
Garthowen Garden Centre,
Course Length: 1 Day
5 star rating, 1 reviewers.
This full-on one day practical course will give beginners and improvers a fantastic insight into bowl turning with beautiful lines and form and go home with a wonderfully formed and finished bowl at the end of it. Course runs 9am till 4-4.30pm monthly, usually on Fridays or Saturdays.
The day starts at 9am in the on-site coffee shop for a meet and greet as well as an overview of the day…not to mention coffee. From there, we will go down to the workshop. A demonstration of the techniques you will learn will start the practicalities and then it will be over to you. Your tutor will always be on hand to answer questions and guide you through the techniques.
You will learn the techniques of good tool presentation, the basics of sharpening, shaping a bowl using natural curves as well and after lunch, you'll learn how to finish your bowl flawlessly. And then, by the time the course ends at about 4:30pm, you will have a piece of work to be proud of.
Why not combine three courses over a long weekend? Bowl Turning on Friday, Colouring on Saturday and Texturing on Sunday. See course dates to tie them all together.
What's included in the price?
Timber (you are welcome to bring your own piece if you wish.)
Use of Tools (you are welcome to bring your own)
Use of any required consumables or other equipment
Lunch at the popular on-site coffee shop
PPE and Insurance
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