Wood joints class using reclaimed materials



An immersive one-day workshop, participants will delve into the art of woodworking by focusing on handcrafted joints. Joinery is a fundamental aspect of woodworking, and this course is designed to introduce participants to the techniques and skills required to create strong and visually appealing joints using hand tools. Through hands-on practice and guidance, participants will gain confidence in their woodworking abilities and develop a solid foundation in joinery. 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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Introduction to Woodworking and Joinery Overview of woodworking tools and their functions. Introduction to various types of woodworking joints and their applications. Demonstration of essential hand tools and safety precautions. Basic Joinery Techniques Practice and guidance in creating basic joints such as butt joints, lap joints, and miter joints. Focus on accurate measuring, marking, and cutting techniques. Introduction to chisels, saws, and planes for precise joint creation Intermediate Joinery Techniques. Progress to intermediate-level joints, including mortise and tenon joints and dovetail joints. Hands-on practice in layout, cutting, and fitting of these more complex joints. Guidance on achieving tight and sturdy connections through proper tool usage. Finishing and Evaluation Sanding and smoothing the joints for a seamless finish. Discussion on joinery aesthetics and how to achieve visually appealing results. Evaluation and feedback on participants' joint creations. Conclusion and Discussion. By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained a solid understanding of woodworking joinery and acquired the skills to create various types of joints using hand tools. This course serves as a foundation for participants to explore further woodworking projects and develop their craftsmanship. Whether you are a woodworking enthusiast or a beginner looking to learn a new skill, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to create sturdy and visually pleasing joints in your woodworking projects.


7½ hours

Cancellation policy

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



TM Woodcrafts

with Craft Courses since 2023

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Residential
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Stag dos
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Hen dos
  • Father's Day
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Public transport
  • Mother's Day
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Glebe Farm, Astbury, CONGLETON, Cheshire east, CW12 4RQ