Wish to make your Christmas a little bit more special? Fancy the idea of woodturning your own decorations & gifts? Impress your family and friends and learn how to turn an array of special Christmas pieces.
Aimed at beginners and intermediates, our one day course demonstrates and involves the use of the basic tool range. Tools used include; roughing gouge, bowl gouge, skew chisel, parting tool scrapers and beading tools. In addition, you’ll also use an array of measuring and marking tools. With your tutor’s guidance, you’ll have hands-on experience with all the techniques you’ll need including safety, tool sharpening, drilling on the lathe, finishing techniques and, the use of four chucks.
By the end of the day, you’ll have been able to turn and produce finished projects including two decorations and a pen, that you can take home to impress your family and friends!
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.