Woodwork Joinery for Beginners Level 1 at The Makershed
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About the Course
This is a part-time course in basic woodwork joinery involving making a softwood tool box using corner rebate joints. At the end of the 4 weeks you will have a tool box to take home and have the skills to make basic woodwork projects at home. The course is taught by Jenny Smith, resident woodwork tutor at the Makershed. The course runs on either Monday, Thursday or Saturday daytimes and Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
Learn how to:
- Use a range of hand tools effectively
- Saw straight and square
- Accurately mark out and cut a joint
- Fit and finish a project
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials are included.
There is a cafe next to the Makershed in the St Pauls Learning Centre serving hot meals and drinks at lunchtime. Students are also welcome to bring a packed lunch.
This was an excellent course - I'd highly recommend it. I'd never done any woodworking before and I learnt a lot in a short space of time and had fun doing it! Jenny's exactly the teacher you'd want - highly skilled, very clear in her instructions, patient and helpful. I'll certainly be signing up for more courses in the future.
Hannah - - #8125
I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to learn new skills about woodworking.
I had fun while learning and Jenny has been a lovely tutor, always ready to answer your questions and very clear in teaching you new skills about wood and various tools.
Matteo Amione - - #7935
Brilliant course. Jenny is a great teacher who was very helpful and patient with me - a complete novice! The course allows you to work at your own pace, while still being guided every step of the way. Being instructed how to correctly use basic tools such as saw, chisel, plane is fantastic and just what I needed to know. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will definitely be signing up to some more courses soon.
Jo Morrison - - #7788
very enjoyable course, i learnt or revisited old skills, good facilities and relaxing atmosphere, cycling /walking to site is best transport methhod...due to parking zones hugh bond
hugh bond - - #7787
I really enjoyed the course. We gained confidence using woodworking tools such as chisel, block plain, saw and many more. I liked working on a work bench, it makes a difference.
Jenny, the tutor, is very patient and happy to guide your every step in the workshop.
Robert Tobias - - #7786
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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