Comprehensive one-day course, participants will dive into the world of woodworking hand tools, learning how to effectively use and maintain them for optimal performance. Hand tools are essential to woodworking, and understanding their proper usage and maintenance is key to achieving accurate and efficient results. This course is designed to provide participants with hands-on experience, practical knowledge, and expert guidance on using and caring for woodworking hand tools. By the end of the course, participants will have the skills and confidence to handle hand tools with proficiency and extend their longevity through proper maintenance practices. 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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Course Outline: Introduction to Woodworking Hand Tools Overview of essential hand tools used in woodworking, including planes, chisels, hand saws, marking tools, and more. Discussion on the importance of hand tools in traditional woodworking techniques. Introduction to different types and variations of hand tools for various woodworking tasks. Proper Tool Usage and Techniques. Demonstration of correct gripping, control, and manipulation of hand tools Practice exercises on using planes, chisels, hand saws, and other hand tools for specific woodworking tasks. Guidance on achieving precision and efficiency through proper tool usage and technique. Tool Maintenance and Sharpening Introduction to tool maintenance and sharpening techniques. Demonstration of tool maintenance practices, including cleaning, lubricating, and rust prevention. Hands-on practice in sharpening hand tools, such as chisels and plane blades, using different sharpening methods. Ergonomics and Safety. Discussion on proper ergonomics and body mechanics when using hand tools. Emphasis on safety practices, including proper hand positioning, eye protection, and safe storage of tools. Tips for avoiding common injuries and strains associated with hand tool usage. Q&A and Conclusion Questions and answers session, addressing specific concerns and inquiries Recap of the key concepts, techniques, and maintenance practices covered in the course. Closing remarks and feedback collection. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a solid foundation in using and maintaining. woodworking hand tools. They will have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to confidently handle. a variety of hand tools, execute woodworking tasks with precision and extend the lifespan of their tools through proper maintenance. This course empowers participants to enhance their woodworking experience, improve their craftsmanship, and ensure the longevity of their valuable hand tool collection.


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Cancellation policy

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



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