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1 DAY TAMING OF THE SKEW COURSE


Service Description

The skew is often considered challenging to master, yet it becomes highly versatile once proficiency is achieved. This tool is utilised for planing cuts, vee cuts, beads, and shaping convex, cylindrical, or conical forms. Additionally, it proves effective for cleaning end grain. Let experienced tutor Colwin guide you through mastering this brilliant woodturning tool. This course focuses on demystifying the skew, addressing basic cuts, and showcasing common challenges like planning and bead rolling catches. Participants will create a skew practice piece, a mini skew pendant, and a third-size table leg, transitioning from square to round. What you will make: - Skew practice piece - Mini skew pendant - 1/3 size table leg, working from square to round

  • Starts 1 Aug
  • 180 British pounds
  • Gammons Hill

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CLASSROOM FACILITIES 

The classroom provides individual lathes, complete sets of turning tools, safety gear, and all necessary materials for each student. Located in a well-lit and spacious workshop on a thriving farm shop site, it offers a refreshing environment with opportunities for retail therapy during breaks from turning.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY 

  •  9:30am - 10am            Warm welcome, introductions over coffee 

  • 10am - 1pm                   Workshop time 

  • 1pm - 2pm                     Lunch

  • 2pm - 4pm                   Workshop time

  • 4pm - 4:30pm             Debrief and unwind

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LUNCH

Lunch is provided onsite at the farm shops Wonderfull super cosy restaurant 

SAFETY INFORMATION

We provide safety visors and a soft dust mask but feel free to bring your own safety gear. Wear appropriate shoes; no open sandals, deck shoes, or flip-flops. Please inform us of any medical conditions for emergency preparedness.

CANCELATION POLICY

  • Deposit required on signup and balance paid on arrival

  • No refunds are given if you withdraw 6 weeks or less prior to course 

  • If you withdraw up to 2 months before a class, you may apply this amount to future class' within six months of your cancelled class date.

  • Exceptions will be handled on a case-by-case basis 

LOCATION

Millers Farm shop, Gammons Hill, Axminster, Devon, EX13 7RA

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