All power tool workshops are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. For those hungry to get their hands on the big toys this is the course for you. If you're already comfortable with hand tools and want those jobs to go faster with less effort then a power tool is the answer. In this course students will learn how to set up and use the tools safely and which is the best tool for each job from rough work to fine cabinet work. You will also learn different woodworking techniques that can make the difference between the project looking like home DIY or a professional piece of work that can be handed down for generations. The right tool for the right job isn't only easier and faster, it gives you a terrific sense of enjoyment, accomplishment and pride. All safety equipment is provided but wear clothes suitable for being in a workshop. Course content - You will get hands on experience with the following tools and learn how to operate them safely and how to get the best out of the tool. Content score (practical/info-theory): 5/5 Table saw Band saw Scroll saw Circular saw Reciprocating saw Power mitre saw Jig saw Hole saw Drill press Mortiser Jointer Thickness planner Routers and jigs Router tables Power planes Angle grinders Grinding and sharping stations Metal power saws Belt sanders Sanding stations Spindle sanders Palm sanders Orbital sanders Nail guns Air tools Fein multitool David will also cover what to buy and not to buy, maintenance and what to look for in second hand power tools. Maximum of 4 students. To book please click on the 'Make a booking request' link above. By booking this course, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. Available upon request. Course located in Surrey.
What's included in the price?
Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, parking is available on the driveway. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day. There is no lunch provided so bring your own or there is a local shop 1 min drive away. Local train station is approx 10 mins walk and parking is available at the workshop.
8 hours (9:00am to 5:00pm)
Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts
- Daytime (weekdays)
- Parking provided
- Public transport
- Corporate days out & team building
- Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
- Intermediate level
- Suitable for beginners