Wood Turning - Taster Session

About the course

Fancy a go at wood turning but never had the chance? Or last did wood turning at school, but never since? Then why not come on this entry level course in woodturning and live up to your promise!

The taster session has been developed to take students with little or no experience as an introduction to the skills required and as a warm up course leading to a higher level if you so wish.

All the project pieces made can be taken home at the end of the course with no additional charge.

The course is delivered in partnership with Wooden Stuff Ltd. Lytham, Lancashire http://

www.olivewoodturning.co.uk/ and will cover the following topics;

• Workshop safety

• Lathe appreciation

• Beginners tool techniques

• Sanding techniques

• Finishing techniques

PROJECT

• Essential woodturning shape elements (Test piece - 'bumpy shiny stick')

Additional Information

(Please note this course is NOT held at the Myerscough College, Bilsborrow campus)

Items listed may be altered without notice depending on availability of materials.

All tools, materials and tuition will be provided by Wooden Stuff Ltd. at their specialist trainingworkshop in Lytham. The material costs are included within the course fee.

Students are expected to wear suitable clothing (not loose fitting) or a specialist apron, suitable footwear (not canvas or open-toed). Loose fitting jewellery to be removed. Long hair should be tied back.

Food is not provided - please bring a packed lunch if required, or there is a McDonalds and Lidl store within walking distance of the venue. Coffee, tea and water will be provided.

Progression

Pen Making Course

Novice’s Course

Course Numbers

The course is for a maximum of 8 students