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January 2018
£268.00

BEYOND BASICS: TRAY MAKING

Duration: 8 x Wednesday evenings
10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January, 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th February 2018
7 - 9.30pm
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This 8 week advanced woodwork evening course will build on previous hand tool and power tool skills, refine them and strengthen your understanding of timber. Working in ash, you will set out and cut dovetails to make a handy tray. In fitting each joint you will perfect the art of chisel pairing and learn about tool maintenance. You will be able to custom make your own decorative veneered base, using a vacuum press. You will then be shown how to apply a quality…

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£205.00

METALWORK BASICS: WELDING

Duration: 4 x Wednesday evenings
10th, 17th, 24th & 31st January 2018
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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£205.00

WOODWORK BASICS: PLYWOOD & POWER TOOLS

Duration: 5 x Thursday evenings
11th, 18th, 25th January, 1st & 8th February 2018
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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£295.00

METAL FABRICATION: AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP PRACTICE

Duration: 5 x Thursday evenings
11th, 18th, 25th January, 1st & 8th February 2018
7 - 9.30pm
Metal Fabrication

Know your cold saw from your angle grinder? A bead weld from a brazed joint? Or a plasma cutter and a planishing hammer? Ever 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 metalwork tools at Blackhorse Workshop. You’ll learn to how to cut, drill, weld and form different sections of steel stock. Over 5 evenings this intensive course will give you the ability to…

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£205.00

Weekend Introduction to Welding

Duration: 2 days
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th January 2018
10am - 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 ideal for beginners and anyone keen to start working with…

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£60.00

Make Stuff Club: Tool Box (adult & child session)

Duration: 1/2 day workshop
Saturday 13th January 2018
10am - 1.30pm
adult & child

Bond over making during a half-day workshop experience. Introducing children to the practical woodworking skills less often covered by the school curriculum, this 3 hour session teaches a range of basic skills and techniques to children through the building of their own wooden toolbox… which they can take home afterwards. Following tutor demonstrations to the group, adults can then supervise their child as they use hand and power-tools to make the project. Workshop safety is emphasised throughout, as children learn how to mark out, saw, drill, sand and…

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