My 5* rated woodturning courses have proved very popular with over 200 students in 2018. You can see the reviews for the courses on my Facebook page and on Tripadvisor
I offer a range of wood turning courses, for beginner and intermediate turners including Bowl Turning, Three Legged Stool making, Hollow-form turning and a ‘Freestyle course for those with a project they need help and guidance with. The one-to-one courses can be booked any day apart from Thursdays throughout the year.
The beginners 1/2 and 1 day courses offer a comprehensive introduction to the world of bowl turning and give participants confidence and a solid foundation to pursue this fascinating craft.
1/2 day one-to-one £95
1 day one-to-one (includes lunch) £185
I also run 1 day beginners bowl turning courses every Thursday throughout the year for up to 4 students. These courses have proved very popular and give each student a good grounding in all the basic techniques and skills. Every student will take home a couple of handmade items to be proud of.
1 day group course (includes lunch) £125
The Three Legged stool making day takes each student through the process of making a small hardwood stool from start to finish. Stool making includes both spindle and faceplate turning techniques and gives each student a good understanding of the different tools and methods used for each. ( 2 students maximum )
Three Legged Stool making day (includes lunch) £225
My Hollow form making day for intermediate students will give you the basic knowledge to make beautiful vases and bowls. Usually made from solid branch or trunk wood I will teach you how to understand how to chose suitable timber and the use of the specialist tools to carry out this work. (one-to-one only or 2 by arrangement))
Hollow Form making day (includes lunch) £250
The one day one-to-one freestyle course is tailored to your requirements and I happy to discuss your requirements before booking. If you have a specific project in mind and that you need assistance with then I am happy to guide you through the processes involved.
1 day ‘Freestyle’ course (includes lunch) £225
Everything is provided with all the courses including materials, finishes, safety equipment etc. All past participants have left 5* positive comments on my courses for my teaching ability and patience and all have left with at least 1 of their very own handcrafted pieces.