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“One-to-one” basic woodwork course

“One-to-one” basic woodwork course

Duration: 09:00 - 16:30 (One day)

Price: £275

Book with: Nathan
at Surrey Hills Craft Courses

Norbury Park
Mickleham
Dorking
Surrey
RH5 6DN

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About the Course

A one day basic woodworking course in a beautiful location in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The main purpose of this course is to develop essential hand skills and give a good understanding of the woodworking principles.

Students will cover:
-Timber selection
-Guidance on buying woodworking tools
-Hand tool selection and maintenance
-Sharpening and tuning of hand planes
-Using hand planes
-Achieving flat, straight and square with a plane
-Marking tools
-Hand saws and sawing straight
-Building confidence in the use of hand tools with some basic joints
-Use of biscuit jointer

This course is aimed at the complete beginner.

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?

Materials and hand tools are provided.

A copy of 'The Complete Woodworkers Manua'l RRP £30.

Teaching hours are 9:30 am to approx 4:30 pm with a short break for lunch to enable students to gain the maximum amount from their time in the workshops.

Tea, coffee and cakes will be provided. Students are requested to bring their own packed lunch.



Want to review this course?

Brilliant day in the hills with Nathan, I really learned a lot and would highly recommend a course with him

- - #20464

Had a very informative and well spent day with Nathan at the workshop, learnt many things i didn't know about timber and woodworking, good selection of materials to use and came away with a beautiful oak chopping board i made from scratch, plus heaps of new knowledge.
Thank you Nathan

- - #20458

I spent the day with Nathan at this fantastic location,the course was well structured and lots of time for additional jointwork towards the end.
I Look forward to spending more time with Nathan and improving my woodworking skills in the future

- - #16536

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  • Suitable for beginners

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