Introduction to Practical Woodwork (Weekend – July 16th/17th, 2022)



  • Beginner level course, no previous experience needed.
  • Course is held on Saturday & Sunday (July 16th/17th)  from 10:00 – 18:00.
  • Materials, tools and safety gear provided


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Basic woodwork is a skill anyone can learn regardless of their background or skill level. Beginners and amateur but untrained woodworkers will find this class extremely beneficial. Practical projects can be made using off the shelf wood which is easily available in a number of builders suppliers but knowing what to chose and the basics of building projects is essential.

This weekend long course covers the most important skills used in woodworking including….


  • Measuring and marking cuts.
  • Saw skills and techniques to help you get straight cuts.
  • Correct drilling and screwing techniques.
  • Choosing the correct fasteners for your projects.
  • Glueing and laminating project components.
  • Sourcing materials.
During the course you will become familiar with the use of a wide variety of woodworking tools such as…


  • Hand Saw
  • Spiral Ratcheting Screwdriver
  • Manual / Electric Hand Drill & Pillar Drill
  • Square
  • Measuring tape
  • Bradawl
  • Clamps
The projects you cover in this course (pictured above) will consist of.


  • Saw Stool (to provide support, a stable surface for cutting)
  • Crosscut/Mitre Box (for accurate cuts)
  • Sanding block (for cleaning up cuts and finishing)
These will enable you to work on projects without the need for a dedicated woodwork bench.On completion of this course, not only will you have gained the skills needed to construct simple pieces of furniture but you will be equipped with the knowledge needed to purchase wood at a builder providers and break it down for easy transport home.


Terms and Conditions

  • By purchasing a place you agree to our terms and conditions
  • 18 years or older.
  • We need a minimum number to run the class.
  • We offer 10% discount to members quoting their discount code.
  • Cancellations / Refunds are possible for 14 days after purchase, as long as the purchaser cancels at least 14 days before the class begins.
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