Introduction to Woodturning Experience in York

Learn a variety of wood working techniques in this full day course

£165.00 PER PERSON

Suitable for 1 - 2 people
Full day

This is a great gift for anyone wanting to take time out and learn a new skill. All of Neil’s courses can be tailored to the needs of the individual, whether you are a novice, beginner, or want to explore a different aspect to your hobby.

The full day introduction to woodturning course is designed to give you an overview of the traditional techniques and tooling involved in woodturning.

Safety equipment and materials are all provided for the day.

A safety briefing is quickly followed by getting hands on.

You will begin with bowl turning where you will be given a selection of blanks to choose from which you then prepare yourself to ready it for the lathe.

A little wood theory is included as you make, to explain why the wood cuts like it does, as well as touching on sharpening techniques.

After a light lunch (which is included), you will move on to some spindle turning where you will make a garden dibber or a honey dipper. These projects have been chosen to introduce you to a much wider variety of tools than you would use on a bowl.

Next, you will turn your attention to kit turning and make a pen. This is a quality product which can be used day to day and is refillable with readily available Parker refills.

If you have an interest in one particular aspect of turning, the course content can be varied to suit.

A full day course is approximately 8 hours, including breaks.

Refreshments and lunch are included. Special dietary requirements can be catered for if notified in advance.

Neil Lawton - Work in Wood logoIntroduction to Woodturning Experience in York

Our Introduction to Woodturning Experience in York is taught by professional wood worker Neil Lawton. Neil runs the courses from his purpose built Atelier workshop in his beautiful garden in the historic city of York.

In addition to the Pen Turning Experience, Neil also offers Small Box Turning Experience and an Introduction to Pen Turning Experience.

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The Introduction to Wood Turning Experience takes place in York at Neil's dedicated garden workshop.

This is a full day course which is 8 hours long.

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Courses are suitable for ages 12 and over. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

The Introduction to Wood Turning costs £165 for a full day course

All courses are one-to-one tuition.

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Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.

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