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Introduction to table making

Sylva Teaching Barn

Duration: one week

Price: £450

Book with: Joseph Bray
at Sylva Foundation

Little Wittenham Road
Long Wittenham, Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4QT

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About the Course

Come to the Sylva Wood Centre and learn basic woodworking skills under the expert eye of our Head of Wood School Joseph Bray. You will make a simple yet attractive small table.

A simple table is the perfect introduction to basic woodworking skills our round topped table includes the ubiquitous mortice and tenon joint. You will be provided with some part machined components and use a variety of hand skills to joint and assemble them into a table frame. The course tutor will guide you in the marking out and hand cutting of both mortice & tenon and halving joints using home-grown hardwoods. The table top will give you the opportunity to experience edge jointing and shaping processes.

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What's included in the price?

Professional tools and materials will be provided
Tea and coffee will be available all week.



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Course Start Dates

Monday 9th December 2019

  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners

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