Craft Revolution: Carpentry for Beginners – six week course


Venue Chicken Shed Studio, Schumacher College

Running time Course runs for 6 weeks on Wednesday evenings from October 3rd then again from January 16th, 6-9pm

With Stefan Batorijs


£170, materials included

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Next date 16th Jan 2019 6:00 pm

About this event

Want to learn the basics of carpentry? This course is perfect for people who wish to complete domestic carpentry jobs but lack the essential knowledge, skills or confidence to do so

Wednesdays for six weeks

3 October, 6-9pm

16 January, 6-9pm

On this course you will learn:

  • Workshop safety
  • Using hand tools properly
  • Wood selection
  • Making your own set square
  • Measuring up and sawing technique
  • Marking out and drilling
  • Cutting/fitting

On this course you will be making a gorgeous farmhouse bench.

Our carpentry courses are ideal for absolute beginners with no experience of carpentry or joinery. Stefan is an accomplished carpenter who will help you learn the ropes and master a variety of common carpentry jobs.

Advance booking only
Course details subject to change
Please note: 25% of your course fee is non-refundable should you need to cancel your place

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Wednesday 16th Jan 2019

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Open daily 12.30 – 7pm
Phone: 01803 847070

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The Craft Revolution runs a vibrant programme of courses, projects, events and talks. It is a movement about making; a learning space, an ideas lounge, an action station. A story of ‘doing’ over ‘not doing’.

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