Woodwork Joinery with Power Tools

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MAKE A TAPERED LEG STOOL

In this beginners course, you will be guided through how to set up and safely operate a variety of portable power tools and woodworking machinery whilst making a bar or table height stool from European Redwood (a high quality softwood). You will learn about different joints that can be made using power tools, which jointing methods to use where, and how to mark out, cut, fit and assemble the joints accurately and effectively. Joinery methods will include mortice and tenon and halving joints.

You can expect to use the following tools and machinery: Biscuit Jointer; Dowel Jointer; Pocket Hole Jig; 1/2″ Plunge Router; 1/4″ Router Trimmer; Orbital Sander; Detail Sander; Combination Drill; Miller Dowel; Bandsaw; Table Saw; and Mitre/Chop Saw.

At the end of the course, you will have learnt about using a range of power tools, what you can do with them and how to use them effectively and take home a sturdy and well constructed stool.

LEARN ABOUT:

  • Power tools health & safety and PPE
  • How to hold your work securely
  • Jigs and fences
  • Accurate marking
  • Working from a plan
  • Dowels and Miller Dowels
  • Screws and pocket screws
  • Mortice and tenon joinery
  • Having Joints
  • Glue up and cramping
  • Sanding and finishing a project

COURSE LENGTH:

18 teaching hours (4 days)

SKILL LEVEL:

ANY – Suitable for complete beginners and also those wanting to improve their skills under expert guidance

COURSE TIME OPTIONS:

4 x Monday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm

2 x Weekends (Saturday & Sunday) 10.30am – 3.30pm

All classes must be taken consecutively

HOW TO BOOK IN:

You can book in and pay course fee through this website page using the drop down menus above.

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:

Tutoring, tool use and materials. There are no extra costs.

HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:

Tuition is given on an individual basis at each student’s bench to ensure a fully COVID-secure working and learning environment.

We run waiting lists for cancellation spaces on all of our fully booked courses – to be added to a list please email hello@themakershedbristol.co.uk. Please consider including your telephone number, as spaces sometimes become available at short notice.