If you have a passion for making and would like a better understanding and the skills to get the best results from hand-tools, our total beginners course is a fantastic introduction!
This course will build your confidence in being able to work with precision, and it will give you an essential foundation to achieve your woodworking projects with accuracy and a beautiful finish.
During the two-day course you will learn how to select, sharpen and set up the right tools for the job. You will also gain a better understanding of wood, how it moves, and how to work with it effectively.
We will be demonstrating and instructing you on some of the most important techniques that will allow you to achieve accurate and high quality results in your work. You will learn to measure and mark accurately, cut and chisel to a line, as well as learning how to use your bench plane.
This in turn will give you the ability to create clean cuts and high quality fitted joints for your future projects.
You will make a small set project – a candle holder, which will allow you to practice and experience the knowledge and skills that will be covered on this course.
-Introduction to hand-tools
-Selection, sharpening and correct set up of hand tools
– Use of hand measuring and marking out tools
-Techniques to achieve successful chiseling and planning
-Sanding & finishing