September 26 (Thursday) 6:45 pm - November 28 (Thursday) 8:45 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Book a place on the course
If you are enrolling on the DIY course for the first time please call the office on 01223 712340 to check viability.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A DIY course centred on working with timber. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice the following joints: Single dovetail Half Lap, Double Mortice and Tenon, Impossible
A DIY course centred on working with timber. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice the following joints: Single dovetail 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 five joint frame using all the skills learned. Once you have mastered these you can go on to make individual projects.
You will be shown how to use the tools correctly and how to sharpen/maintain carpentry hand tools as well as being taught how to use the carpentry machines. Wood for the 5 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 them safely
• Produce woodwork joints
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?
Your tutor will advise on future DIY carpentry courses and day schools.
The Learn and Train office is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
£137/£91 – Booking opens on 1st July.
Domenico PetrelliI have worked in Italy as an art teacher for 3 years before I moved to the UK. I have experience working with drawing and sculpture, clay and wood.