Reveal the mystic art of the turned wooden box on our introductory course to woodturning turned boxes. Learn from your experienced tutor how to achieve professional results with their step-by-step guide.
On our one day course you will learn how to select and prepare your materials and how to mount them on the lathe. You’ll be guided on the safe use of the range of tools used to achieve the finished box. Furthermore, you will learn the methods of sanding and polishing on and off the lathe. This course will introduce you to the turned wooden box. You’ll be provided with the skills which started our tutor on the road to making countless valuable and beautifully crafted boxes.
The course emphasis is on practical turning with a high degree of hands-on tuition.
This is a ‘hands-on’ course, each student being able to work at their own pace. The course will be lead by the tutor who will both demonstrate and explain the techniques to the group as a whole and individuals as required.
Items you take home can change depending on the resources and materials available on the day.
You will start your day with a welcome talk, including a hot drink, health and safety brief and a breakdown and review of the equipment you will be using.
The minimum age is 14 years old and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course and must not be left unattended during class hours. If you would like to read our terms and conditions click here.