2023wed20sep(sep 20)7:15 pmwed29nov(nov 29)9:15 pmDIY Carpentry/Joinery Skills: Improvers£165 (£105 Concession). Practical hands on course in a workshop settingColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks
September 20 (Wednesday) 7:15 pm - November 29 (Wednesday) 9:15 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A DIY course centred on working with timber. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice the following joints: Single dovetail and Half Lap, Double Mortice and Tenon,
A DIY course centred on working with timber. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice the following joints: Single dovetail and Half Lap, Double Mortice and Tenon, Impossible Dovetail and Japanese Joint. Once you are confident with the individual joints, you can consolidate your learning by producing a fifth joint using all the skills you have learned. Once you have mastered these, you can go on to make your individual projects.
You will be shown how to use the tools correctly, sharpen/maintain carpentry hand tools, and be taught how to use the carpentry machines. Wood for the five joints will be provided.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED?
This course is NOT suitable for beginners. Previous experience essential.
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
- Identify and name carpentry tools
- Know how to maintain carpentry tools
- Learn how to use machines and tools safely
- Produce woodwork joints (wood provided)
- Produce your own project (wood not provided)
EXTRA COSTS ON THE COURSE FOR EXAMPLE TEXT BOOK, MATERIALS OR EQUIPMENT:
You are advised to wear steel toecap boots in the workshop these will cost approx. £20 from hardware stores.
FOR THE FIRST SESSION YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:
A pencil and notepad. Please note: NO sandals, or open-toed shoes are allowed in a workshop setting.
ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, WHAT MIGHT YOUR NEXT STEPS BE?
Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
This course operates a waiting list. Please call the office on 01223 712340 to add your name to the waiting list. Any bookings will be dealt with in strict date order.
Domenico PetrelliDomenico has worked in Italy as an art teacher for 3 years before moving to the UK. Domenico has a vast amount of experience working with drawing and sculpture, clay and wood.