Woodturning Courses (BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES) in Hampshire, Wiltshire & Dorset
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A half day wood turning course
Situated on the outskirts of the beautiful New Forest National Park, my workshop is situated in a wonderful quiet rural location. I cater for complete beginners to wood turning, and improver's wishing to fine tune their skills. I have Four lathes available - two Graduates (one short and one long base) and two Hegner VB36 (one short and one long base). Course includes all the tools needed for your project and also the raw materials and finishes. I have all the equipment for texturing and colouring your item, all carried out in a safe, centrally heated, fully dust extraction equipped workshop with respirators and safety equipment supplied as standard. Wood turning smocks supplied for safety and to protect your clothing. Includes refreshments tea and coffee.
*Price includes £5 single booking supplement*
Two people £140 when booking together
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What's included in the price?
Includes use of all tools and choice of lathes, material to turn, all safety gear and finishing materials - in fact everything to start and complete your chosen project to be taken away at the end of the day! One to one instruction if required or up to two people on split instruction.
10am - 1.30pm (or 9am til 12.30 mid-day) = 3.5 hours tuition
This is one to one tuition NOT in groups, unless you are booking for more than one! I have increased the time for this half day by half an hour.
An excellent day with an excellent tutor who managed to turn (no pun intended!) my mistake into a piece of beauty by the time I had finished. Lunch was very nice as well!!
Jim Ayres - - #10395
Very good instructions and equipment, knows his stuff. Definitely recommend
andrew packham - - #10107
Andy Browne near Fordingbridge. He was really good at teaching and letting you get hands on quickly! It was such good fun the time flew by.
clare dalton - - #9056
I have been wood turning for about a year but never had a lesson from a professional teacher,what an eye opener. I learned so much in such a short time by a very friendly talented
woodturner. Apart from all of the useful tips the greatest thing I learned from Andy was finesse. At the ripe old age of eighty one i'm hooked. If any one out there is thing of having a go at woodturning do it and start with Andy Browne.
Geoff potter - - #8603
Recently starting out woodturning I wanted to get some instruction to put me on the right path for what to buy and how to use turning tools, sitting behind a desk for my job have little such knowledge.
Andy gave me an excellent days tuition, calm, friendly and very knowledgeable and I was made to feel at ease straight away. His workshop is located in wonderful surroundings and his very well equipped to say the least and we during coffee looking across the beautiful countryside that made the day even more pleasurable. I learnt a great deal and far more than I thought I would need from safety, wood, tools, how to use them and what to buy. I came away with my first turned item/bowl ever and am very excited to get going with my turning and what to buy.
Thanks for a great day Andy,I will be back again.
John Benson - - #5006
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- Child friendly
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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