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September 2017

Women’s Weekend Introduction to Welding

Duration: Weekend
23rd & 24th September
10-5pm
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Introducing the basics of welding, this weekend version of our regular evening course shows you how to use MIG and Arc Welding to make different types of welds, from fillet welds for joining right angled sections, butt welds for plate welding, and lap joints for overlapping metals. Using these three types of welds, you’ll have the opportunity to make a small metal coffee table combining all three techniques. This is a women’s course and is ideal for beginners and anyone…

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£48.00

AN INTRODUCTION TO LEATHERWORKING

Duration: 1 x evening workshop
Tuesday 26th September
7 - 9.30pm
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A one-off evening course for absolute beginners, Mia Sabel and Colin Coutts from SABEL Saddlery will teach you the very basics of traditional saddlery, including leather preparation, hands-on hand-stitching and hand-burnishing. Over the course of the evening, you’ll test out these techniques, learning how to double stitch and create your own personalised leather key ring.This course is perfect for anyone interested in working with leather, and will provide you with a list of tools, specialist suppliers and the basic equipment you’ll need…

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October 2017
£255.00

Advanced Woodwork: Tablemaking

8 x Tuesday evenings
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st October, 7th, 14th & 21st November
7 - 9.30pm
Advanced Woodwork Table by Adam E

This course is part of our Advanced Woodwork series that will introduce you to using the broader spectrum of workshop equipment. Using a range of power and machine tools, you’ll learn to construct a small table, designed around the traditional mortice and tenon frame construction. In conjunction with the hand skills learnt in previous classes, you’ll also get to use equipment such as the electric hand-held router, biscuit jointer, chisel morticer and machine sander in the making of your piece.…

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£195.00

WOODWORK BASICS: PLYWOOD & POWER TOOLS

Duration: 5 x Thursday evenings
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th October & 2nd November
7 - 9.30pm
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This 5-week session introduces you to a selection of power tools and how they are used in cutting and joining plywood by routing rebates, drilling, biscuit joining, dowel joining, and using brackets. You will master common and versatile techniques that can be employed reliably across a range of woodworking projects. At the end of the course you will have constructed a strong, multifunctional, open fronted box that can be used as a stall, a step, a bedside table, or a wall mounted…

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£195.00

Metalwork Basics: Welding

Duration: 4 x Thursday evenings
5th, 12th, 19th & 26th October
7 - 9.30pm
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Introducing the basics of welding, this evening course shows you how to use MIG and Arc Welding to make different types of welds, from fillet welds for joining right angled sections, butt welds for plate welding, and lap joints for overlapping metals. Using these three types of welds, you’ll have the opportunity to make a small metal coffee table combining all three techniques. This course is ideal for beginners and anyone keen to start working with metal. Welding course participants…

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£185.00

WOODWORK BASICS: MARKING, SAWING & HALVING JOINTS

Duration: 5 x Tuesday evenings
10th, 17th, 24th, 31st October & 7th November
7 - 9.30pm
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This 5-week session teaches you the skills of marking out, sawing and chiseling timber. You’ll master the art of cutting accurate corner halving joints that form the foundation of all furniture making, and use it to make a simple stool using hardwood. About Woodwork Basics: This workshop is one of our series for complete beginners. Each course introduces a different set of carpentry skills and an explanation of simple joinery. They aim to get you comfortable with using a range of…

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