Woodworking Classes - Tool Skills, practice and theory
Classes, now located in Strathalbyn, South Australia.
Strathalbyn is one of the prettiest towns in South Australia. Located 57 km southeast of Adelaide on the banks of the River Angas, in the Fleurieu. Easily reached from the east or west via the South Eastern Freeway, and the Mt Barker exit. Follow the signs through glorious countryside to arrive in the town. A thriving heritage listed country town, it offers a wide variety of shopping, events and some of the best food, wine and recreation in the State. Plenty of accommodation no more than 2-3 minutes from any where in town.
Skill series, course 1, 2 & 3
1-Essential Skills of Woodworking (code ESW)...... experience - none reqiured.....
For instruction in practice and theory sessions around hand tools and hand tool work-practices, i.e. sharpening (obviously), how to setup the tools and use them, different timber types and uses, fasteners, some joints and their uses, benches and why they are all important to hand tools. Achieve Straight, Flat, Square and Sharp..... everytime!
2- Journeyman (code JMA)..... experience - If you have been working by hand for a while, have good hand saw and markout skills - this course will suit you.
A study in the creation of joints, that will enable you to complete standard joinery, how these joints relate to each other and to attempt new joints successfully, enabling to move from project to project, giving you the speed, accuracy, and safety, impossible for machines to match when producing, one off, be-spoke builds.
3- Journeyman's Toolbox (code JMT)..... experience - If you have been working by hand for a while, have good hand saw and markout skills - this course will suit you.
This will be the completion of the skill series, there will be use of a majority of the skills and techniques you have learned in the first two courses, you will be building a toolbox to contain the core tools you have been using.
Interstate clients welcome; dates posted below.
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