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August 2017
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Make Stuff Club: Build Your Own Toolbox

3 hours
Wednesday 2nd August
10am - 1pm
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MAKE STUFF CLUB is the new holiday club run by Blackhorse Workshop for kids aged 8-13 throughout August. *General tickets are now sold out, unless you live in William Morris Ward tickets still available, just click on the link below* Begin your future trade be that architect, furniture designer, carpenter or set designer, as you start by building your trusty toolbox. Made from simple ply, this workshop will show you how to use key tools such as a handsaw, pillar drill…

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£5.00

Make Stuff Club: The Found Fragment Fortress

3 hours
Wednesday 9th August
2.00 - 5.00pm
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MAKE STUFF CLUB is the new holiday club run by Blackhorse Workshop for kids aged 8-13 throughout August. Working in imaginative teams, you will build a fortress to rule them all! Will it be The Tallest Tower, The Curious Crooked Castle or The Fantastic Fabled Folly? Using hand tools and architectural design skills, transform salvaged scraps into a Fragment Fortress of Wonder! Drinks and biscuits will be on hand for re-fuelling energy levels! This workshop will be led by Patrick King who…

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£45.00

Tool Turning

Duration: half day workshop
Saturday 12th August
2 - 4.30pm
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‘A man is only as good as his tools’ goes the saying. So make sure you’re set to create a sculptural masterpiece with a tool made to your own requirements. This session will teach you how to take a blank of hard wood and turn a handle on a wood lathe to fit your own grip, whatever your hand size. You’ll then fit with a metal file, and leave the workshop with a tool for life. The perfect introduction for beginners interested in…

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£5.00

Make Stuff Club: Drum Making

3 hours
Wednesday 16th August
2-5pm
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MAKE STUFF CLUB is the new holiday club run by Blackhorse Workshop for kids aged 8-13 throughout August. * please note this workshop takes place at ‘SIDESHOW’ our new pop up space opposite Blackhorse Road tube* Dance the summer carnival rhythm after making your very own wearable samba drum. Using a jigsaw and a handsaw you will cut out your drum components and make your own set of drumsticks, decorated in the bold colours of carnival. Drinks and biscuits will be…

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£195.00

METALWORK BASICS: WELDING

Duration: 4 x Wednesday evenings
16th, 23rd, 30th August & 6th September
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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£195.00

WOODWORK BASICS: PLYWOOD & POWER TOOLS

Duration: 5 x Thursday evenings
17th, 24th, 31st August, 7th & 14th September
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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