Woodcarving and Pyrography
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About the Course
Coventry Woodcarvers are a friendly group of like-minded people from the Coventry & Warwickshire area, with an interest in woodcarving.
We have a tutor and several experienced carvers able to instruct and advise students on all aspects of carving and pyrography.
We are a mixture of levels, from beginners to advanced.
In addition to this we have a tool sharpening and timber cutting service along with opportunities to sell finished carvings via exhibitions and stands at various Coventry events.
Teaching sessions take place in term times at Finham Park school, Green Lane Coventry, West Midlands.
On Tuesdays 4.45 to 6.45 and 7.00 to 9.00 note:only during school terms.
The price of a session is set to cover our costs only so can change each term depending on the number of students in a class, but is between £4.50 and £5, but we make the first session free!
Paying for a term also brings the cost down.
Using a school class room, accordingly the course / term will be from 9 to 13 weeks depending on the term.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
For all students we have a selection of carving tools available to use.
Beginners first carving project timber and often small pieces of timber can be supplied at very low cost.
Included in cost is refreshments and lots of friendly chat withing this group of like minded people from the Coventry & Warwickshire area, with an interest in woodcarving.
Great course for learning about woodcarving in a friendly and relaxed environment. No rush; you go at your own pace, using any design that you want to have a go at. Always plenty of help from the group, including showing how to do something.
Tony Elliott - - #6088
I am well into my second year, attending woodcarving. There is always someone to help you and give you advise. Great friendly atmosphere. Lots of advice on all aspects of woodcarving, wood, tools etc.
Robert Chatwin - - #6085
Relaxed and welcoming. Good selection of tools available for the learner. Many different levels of experience in the group who are always available for advice and to demonstrate techniques. A nice way to learn and enjoy the skills and beauty of woodcarving or pyrography.
Glen Morgan - - #6084
Woodcarving in a nice, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, no pressure to attain a great level, just woodcarving at a pace you set, with help and guidance always available.
John Potts - - #2721
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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