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Traditional Pole Lathe course at Amberley Museum nr Arundel West Sussex

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About the Course

One day (six hour) foundation course, wood turning using a traditional Pole lathe.
tools and safe use, preparing the wood using a traditional style shave horse and draw knife, turning techniques using traditional style chisels, practice under tuition to make a useful item. Qualified Adult education trainer, an association of Pole lathe turners member. Full insurance cover. Maximum of three pupils on session. Tuition at Amberley Museum near Arundel in West Sussex, occasionally can be at Saddlescombe Farm NT, near devils dyke north of Brighton. This course can be delivered with the option of making a Rustic stool.

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What's included in the price?

All tools, equipment and wood. Under cover. Courses run all year round on pre booked dates.


Colin Wells at Amberley Bodger
4 Chestnut Walk
West Sussex
BN13 3QL
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