Are you interested in the peace and satisfaction that comes with making something with your own hands?
If you like to take up a woodworking hobby but not sure where to start, then you are in the right place. We will provide you a basis understanding of all you need from traditional tool selection, types of wood available, basis techniques, glues, finishing and much more.
We will inspire you to build upon a new hobby that will give you a lot of pleasure for the rest of your life.
The class will enable you to develop your own basic skill levels in using traditional hand tools and equipment.
You will be offered a great introduction and plenty of help. Our workshop classes are kept small at 3 maximum with practical demonstrations from your tutor.
Our tutor will share his passion for woodcraft in a relaxing and inspiring manner.
You will learn how:
- How to use traditional hand tools safely and correctly
- Prepare wood for cutting
- Instructions on basic techniques
- Taking accurate measurements and marking wood
- Making of basic wood joints
- Choice of materials available and characteristics
- Types of glues available
- How to plan your work
- Where to purchase suitable materials for projects in your workshop
- Applying finishes to a completed project
During each session we will introduce beginners with basic hand tool skills and techniques so that you can discover the joy of working with your hands and create something of your own.
We will also provide you with list of the best tools to get you started together with how they are used and how to keep them sharp in good working condition.
Each member of the class will build a hands-on practical project using easy to follow instructions.
We will provide personal protection aprons however we recommend that you wear safety boots.
The cost of the One Day Woodworking Class is £145.00 per person. All materials for your project will be provided.