Woodturning Courses


Courses by Sue Harker (RPT)

Woodturning courses with Sue take place in the workshop on our premises which is equipped with everything you will need.
They are run in a relaxed and informal manner. Refreshments are available.

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The courses are held on a one-to-one basis.

Courses can be adapted to suit the individuals needs,  from a complete beginner to somebody who is wanting
to advance further with their turning, including Sue's speciality of Open Segment and Inside Out Turning. 

Sue's standard courses are:

Beginners Course

Full day course covers: -
1. An introduction to Workshop Health and Safety
2. Basic tool requirements
3. Tool sharpening
4. Mounting and turning a bowl
5. Turning between centres
6. Sanding and finishing

Half day course covers: -
1. An introduction to Workshop Health and Safety
2. Basic tool requirements
3. Tool Sharpening
4. Either - Bowl turning or Turning between centres
5. Sanding and finishing


Open Segment turning course.

A minimum of 1 full day is required, depending on your ability

The course covers: -
1. Timber choice and preparation
2. Measuring and cutting the segments
3. Gluing the blanks for turning using my open segment wheel
4. The turning of a bowl, vase or lidded pot.
5. Sanding and finishing


Involuted turning (Inside Out turning) course

A minimum of 1 day is required, depending on your ability.

The course covers: -
1. Timber choice and preparation
2. Gluing – including paper glue joints
3. Mounting the timber on the lathe
4. Turning the various combinations of timber orientations to create
an open ended or closed inside-out section
5. Sanding and finishing


Course Fees

Half day £65 Full Day £120 Two days £240
Open Segment and Inside Out course £140 per day.
Half Day 10am- 1pm or 1pm - 4pm
Full Day 10am - 4pm

Gift Vouchers available at www.sueharker.com
If you are interested in booking a course please contact Sue on 01262 603958 or email sue@sueharker.com
More information about Sue and her work can be found here.


Courses by David Lowe (RPT)

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All tuition is held in a modern well equipped workshop (within our premises) in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Courses are held on a one to one basis (group bookings can be taken if arranged in advance)

Courses

Basic beginners woodturning course half or full day.

Decorative techniques course half or full day (basic or intermediate level)

Hollowing techniques full day only (intermediate to advanced level)

All beginers courses include

1. Workshop health and safety covered throughout the day

2. Correct choice and use of tools

3. Tool sharpening

4.Mounting and turning a bowl

5. Turning between centres (except on half days)

6. Finishing techniques


Courses can also be individually tailored to suit your requirments.

Everything is supplied for your woodturning experience (except your lunch)
Drink refreshments are supplied.

Course Fees

All courses start at £75 for a half day or £135 for a full day.

Gift certificates are available on request.

For further information or to book a course call Dave on 07825 706 527

More information about Dave and his work can be found here.