Intro to Blacksmithing
Personalised Bottle Opener
Sunday 12th November
The perfect handmade gift for any beer lover – transform a piece of steel bar into a personalised bottle opener, using traditional blacksmithing techniques. You’ll learn the art of tapering, flattening, hot punching, drifting a hole, twisting and hot stamping. After perfecting your creation, you will then seal the piece using hot wax. Once you’ve got these skills under your belt you can come back and use our forge!
Intro to Powertools :
Thursday 23rd & 30th November (2 x evening session)
The course gives you an introduction to the key power tools. You’ll learn how to use a biscuit joiner to join two components edge to edge, the correct type of cutter to use with a router, how to achieve better accuracy with a router table, and how to make curved cuts using a jigsaw. And the result? A stylish pizza server in contrasting woods – suitable for any pizza lover.
Intro to Framing
Thursday 14th & 21st December (2 x evening session)
Got a special something that needs a frame? Learn how to use a Morso Guillotine, Underpinner, Dremell drill and Glass Cutters to make your own bespoke frame from raw wood. Perfect for giving that artwork the five star treatment.
Or if time isn’t on your side – opt straight for one of our Gift Vouchers available in £5 – £100. And don’t forget to ‘SAVE THE DATE’ for Thursday 7th December when we’ll be hosting our Festive Market – full of handmade treats to give Christmas that personal twist and support a maker in the process!