Woodturning Courses


 

Wood turning courses are offered in my fully equipped workshop and run from 09h00 to 13h00 with a maximum of two students on a course. Courses are offered during the week as well as on Saturdays but depends on my availability. If you are interested in one of the courses below, have a look at the available dates on the calendar at the bottom of the page, use the 'Book now' link to send me an email with with the date that you would like to attend the course



Basic Turning

This course is for people interested in starting with woodturning or brushing up on the basic skills of woodturning. The following items are covered in the course:

Workshop safety

Getting to know your lathe

Turning tools

Sharpening of turning tools 

The laws of turning

 Hands on practice with all the turning tools will be done

 


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Bowl Turning

This course is aimed at the intermediate turner that has completed the basic course or has an understanding and experience with turning tools. The main aspects covered are:

Use of the bowl gouge with the different cuts that can be made with this gouge

Grain orientation

Design and shape of the bowl

Safely mounting the bowl blank

How to turn the correct tennon

Hollowing the bowl

Finishing the foot of the bowl


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Calendar

Green A with number indicates number of places available

Red B indicates course is fully occupied

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