craft Day

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On this one day craft workshop you will have the opportunity to make two ‘Do Nothing Machines’. Intriguing small wooden curios of moving parts that move back and forth in a fascinating manner. (link to video here)

No previous experience of woodworking is required and all tools and materials will be provided.

The project will be in the form of a kit of parts at varying degree of readiness. You will be tasked with preparing all the components, sanding to a fine finish, polishing and finally assembling the machine.

Date: Saturday 21st September 2019

Duration: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Lunch: Not included

Project: Do Nothing Machines

Timber: English Oak and American Black Walnut

Workshop Content: The following elements will be included:

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  • how to work safely

  • an introduction to a selection of hand tools, their purpose and use

  • use of a dovetail saw and bench hook

  • paring with a chisel

  • sanding

  • wax polishing

  • common timbers in general use

  • understanding the structure of wood


Booking

Price includes a non-refundable cancellation fee of £22.50.

Note that anyone under the age of 18 cannot be accepted onto this course.

Please see the full Standard Terms & Conditions

For availability and to book a place, follow the link below

 
Craft Day
75.00