Woodturning Courses

Courses by Sue Harker (RPT) or Graham Harker

Woodturning courses with Sue or Graham take place in the workshop on our premises which is equipped with everything you will need.
They are run in a relaxed and informal manner. Refreshments are available.

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The courses are held on a one-to-one basis.

Standard Couses are: - Beginner, Refresher, Improver and Intermediate courses to suit your individual requirements

Beginners Course

Full day course covers: -
. An introduction to Workshop Health and Safety
. Basic tool requirements
Tool sharpening
  Mounting and turning a bowl
Turning between centres (if time permits)
  Sanding and finishing

Half day course covers: -
. An introduction to Workshop Health and Safety
  Basic tool requirements
  Tool Sharpening
Either - Bowl turning or Turning between centres
Sanding and finishing


Open Segment turning course (Sue only)

A minimum of 1 full day is required, depending on your ability

The course covers: -
  Workshop Health and safety. Tool sharpening. Timber choice and preparation
Measuring and cutting the segments
Gluing the blanks for turning using my open segment wheel
The turning of a bowl, vase or lidded pot.
Sanding and finishing

Involuted turning (Inside Out turning) or Back to Back Course (Sue only)

A minimum of 1 day is required, depending on your ability.

The course covers: -
Workshop Health and Safety. Tool Sharpening. Timber choice and preparation
Gluing – including paper glue joints
Mounting the timber on the lathe
  Turning the various combinations of timber orientations to create
an open ended or closed inside-out section
Sanding and finishing

Course Fees

Half day £75 Full Day £130 Two days £250
Open Segment and Inside Out course £150 per day.
Half Day 10am- 1pm or 1pm - 4pm
Full Day 10am - 4pm

Gift Vouchers available at www.sueharker.com
If you are interested in booking a course please contact Sue or Graham on 01262 603958 or email sue@sueharker.com
More information about Sue and her work can be found
here.


Courses by David Lowe (RPT)

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All tuition is held in a modern well equipped workshop (within our premises) in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Courses are held on a one to one basis (group bookings can be taken if arranged in advance)

Courses

Basic beginners woodturning course half or full day.

Decorative techniques course half or full day (basic or intermediate level)

Hollowing techniques full day only (intermediate to advanced level)

All beginers courses include

 Workshop health and safety covered throughout the day

 Correct choice and use of tools

 Tool sharpening

Mounting and turning a bowl

Turning between centres (except on half days)

Finishing techniques


Courses can also be individually tailored to suit your requirments.

Everything is supplied for your woodturning experience (except your lunch)
Drink refreshments are supplied.

Course Fees

All courses start at £75 for a half day or £135 for a full day.

Gift certificates are available on request.

For further information or to book a course call Dave on 07825 706 527

More information about Dave and his work can be found here.