11/01/24 - 21/03/24
Thursday 19:00 - 21:00
|Centre:||Sutton - Sutton|
Standard - £270.00
Concessionary - £270.00
Learning Aim: Z0002748
Whether you are looking to take up woodworking as a hobby, exploring new career options, or simply want to get hands-on and give it a go, this is the course for you!
What will I learn on this course?
This course uses the construction of a useful pine toolbox to introduce the following tools, skills and techniques:
Identification, selection and use of appropriate hand tools to measure and mark wood for accurate cutting.
Identification, selection and use of appropriate saws and chisels to create simple neat wood joints.
Preparation and sharpening of a new chisel.
Techniques for creating dowelled joints.
How to make and set up “jigs” to hold work safely when using power tools.
An introduction to and hands-on use of the power tool known as a “Biscuit Jointer”.
An introduction to and hands-on use of the power tool known as a “Router”.
An introduction to and hands-on use of the power tool known as a “Bench Drill”.
An introduction to and hands-on use of the power tool known as a “Band Saw”.
Your tutor will contact you prior to the start of the course with a list of some basic inexpensive items that you will need to assist your making.
Do I need any skills for this course?
This is a basic woodwork course for students of all abilities, no prior experience required.
Please bring a pen and paper to your class. You will be expected to buy a couple of inexpensive tools to assist with your making. Actual costs and items will be advised at the start of the course.
What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?
Take a further course at Sutton College such as “DIY Home Improvement” and learn about tools and techniques for simple home maintenance.
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