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Introduction to woodwork & hand tools

Introduction to woodwork & hand tools

Duration: 2 consecutive Saturdays, 10am-4pm

Price: £195

Contact: Jade Strain at Coleman & Edwards-Makers Of Fine Furniture

5 Felnex Close
West Yorkshire

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 13th June 2020
Saturday 20th June 2020
Saturday 19th September 2020
Saturday 26th September 2020

About the Course

Have you always wanted to be a little more handy around the home or create something special for a loved one? Our Introduction to woodworking & hand tools workshop is for you. Over two consecutive Saturdays, Jake will be going through how to use essential tools to tinker products around the home as well as creating your own unique pieces.

Learn to use:

Sharpening Chisels/Plane Blades (Learn how to keep tools sharp)
Sawing with European & Japanese saws (Their different methods of use and outcomes)
Planing (How to smooth-off timber)
Cutting Joints - Half Lap, Mortise & Tenon, Bridal, Dovetail ( The essentials to creating all types of furniture)
Sanding with different grit (Looking at the finishes of each)
Camping & Gluing joints (How to do it accurately)
Oil/Wax finishing (Completing your new item)

About The Day:
Jake will start with an introduction about the day and find out a little more about what areas of woodworking you would like to focus on. This will ensure each section of the day is relevant to your DIY projects and requirements. Lunch is included and we will contact you beforehand to check on any dietary requirements. The workshop will be informal and questions about specific areas are welcomed. This is a two day Introduction to DIY woodwork & hand tools workshop that is designed to ensure you leave feeling confident using the above woodworking tools at home.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials included as well as lunch.

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  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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