Mallet making workshop using reclaimed materials

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Description

In this one-day course, participants will dive into the world of woodworking by learning how to create a functional wooden mallet using hand tools. This hands-on workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation in basic woodworking techniques and tool usage. Participants will gain practical skills in measuring, cutting, shaping, and finishing wood while focusing on safety and precision. If you have any questions about the course or would like to enquire about additional course dates, please feel free to contact me through the "message the tutor" button on this page.

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Course Outline: Introduction to Woodworking Tools Overview of essential hand tools used in woodworking. Demonstration of proper tool usage and safety precautions. Selecting and Preparing the Wood. Understanding different wood types and their characteristics. Marking and measuring the wood for cutting and shaping. Shaping the Mallet Head. Hands-on practice in using handsaws, planes and chisels to shape the mallet head. Guidance on achieving the desired design and proportions. Assembling and Finishing the Mallet By the end of the course, participants will have crafted their own wooden mallet, gaining practical skills in woodworking and a deeper understanding of tool usage, wood selection, and finishing techniques. This course provides a solid foundation for individuals interested in exploring the world of woodworking and serves as a stepping stone for future projects and endeavours.

Duration

1 day

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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TM Woodcrafts

with Craft Courses since 2023

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Father's Day
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Hen dos
  • Residential
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
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Venue

Glebe Farm, Astbury, CONGLETON, Cheshire east, CW12 4RQ