Woodwork for Beginners

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Length 30 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Evening
Course Code ECL020
Tutor Brendan Devitt-Spooner
Day / Time Tuesday - 19:00-21:00
Start 18-Sep-2018
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About this Course

An introduction to woodworking with an emphasis towards furniture making.

 

Course Content

Amongst the learning experiences, focus will be on the use of hand woodworking tools, the preparation of timber for working and the marking out and cutting of common joints such as dovetails. Students will then design and make a piece of furniture, the complexity of which will be determined by the students' skill level and time available

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to recognise some common timbers, prepare timber for working, mark out and cut joints and finish the timber. Further skills will be covered dependent on the piece of furniture made.

Progression/Career Path

Many students return to the course and continue with further projects

What you need to bring

Work boots are required to be worn in the workshop. You will find it useful to have a scalpel type craft knife, a pencil and a pen. There will be charges for timber as used.

Other Costs

Work boots are required to be worn in the workshop. You will find it useful to have a scalpel type craft knife, a pencil and a pen. There will be charges for timber as used.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Brendan Devitt-Spooner BEd (Hons). Formerly a teacher of craft subjects at secondary level for 10 years he now runs a successful furniture design and making business in Angmering.

Course Content

Amongst the learning experiences, focus will be on the use of hand woodworking tools, the preparation of timber for working and the marking out and cutting of common joints such as dovetails. Students will then design and make a piece of furniture, the complexity of which will be determined by the students' skill level and time available

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to recognise some common timbers, prepare timber for working, mark out and cut joints and finish the timber. Further skills will be covered dependent on the piece of furniture made.

Progression/Career Path

Many students return to the course and continue with further projects

What you need to bring

Work boots are required to be worn in the workshop. You will find it useful to have a scalpel type craft knife, a pencil and a pen. There will be charges for timber as used.

Other Costs

Work boots are required to be worn in the workshop. You will find it useful to have a scalpel type craft knife, a pencil and a pen. There will be charges for timber as used.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Brendan Devitt-Spooner BEd (Hons). Formerly a teacher of craft subjects at secondary level for 10 years he now runs a successful furniture design and making business in Angmering.