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February 2018
£295.00

METAL FABRICATION: AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP PRACTICE

Duration: 5 x Thursday evenings
22nd February, 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd March
7 - 9.30pm

Know your cold saw from your angle grinder? A bead weld from a brazed joint? Or a plasma cutter and a planishing hammer? Ever to wanted to master the tricks of the trade in the metal fabrication shop? This hands on workshop will introduce you to the  wide variety of tools in the metal fabrication shop at Blackhorse Workshop. You’ll learn to how to cut, drill, weld and form different sections of mild steel stock. Over 5 evenings this intensive course…

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£65.00

Creative Induction: Chopping Board

Duration: 1 day workshop
Saturday 24th February
10am - 3.30pm

This 1-day session introduces you a range of wood-working tools and equipment, which you can then use to make your own kitchen chopping board. The first part of the day serves as an introduction to the workshop, providing guidance on the safe use of workshop machinery, such as the chopsaw, bandsaw, pillar drill, disc and bobbin sander. Following a talk on different types and uses of hardwood, you’ll then be able to select your material from our in-house timber store,…

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£68.00

An Introduction to Woodturning

Duration: 1 day workshop
Saturday 24th February
10am - 4.30pm

You will be amazed at what is possible in just one day even if you’ve never handled woodworking tools. At the end of this one-day course, even without any previous experience you will take home a beautifully finished hard wood bowl. Working two people to a lathe and taking it in turns, you will start with a blank of a wood such as Black American Walnut shape the bowl inside and out before applying a range of finishing techniques. The day will be…

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March 2018
£205.00

Metalwork Basics: Welding

Duration: 4 x Wednesday evenings
7th, 14th, 21st & 28th March
7 - 9.30pm

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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£68.00

AN INTRODUCTION TO WOODTURNING

Duration: 1 day course
Saturday 17th March
10am - 4.30pm

You will be amazed at what is possible in just one day even if you’ve never handled woodworking tools. At the end of this one-day course, even without any previous experience you will take home a beautifully finished hard wood bowl. Working two people to a lathe and taking it in turns, you will start with a blank of a wood such as Black American Walnut shape the bowl inside and out before applying a range of finishing techniques. The day will be…

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£205.00

WOMEN’S WEEKEND INTRODUCTION TO WELDING

Duration: 2 day course
17th & 18th March
10am - 5pm

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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