Workshop

INTRO TO WOODWORK – FLIP LID DOVETAIL BOX – 6 AFTERNOONS Upcoming

Suitable for: Confident beginners.

Course length: 6 weeks – afternoons

Dates: See below for individual dates/times.

Key tools: Marking tools, hand saws, chisels, hand planes.

Project: Flip lid dovetail box.

Details:

An absorbing six week course for confident beginners and a enjoyable learning experience for anyone with a little woodworking experience. Using a fusion of hardwood and softwood, this six week evening course will teach you the fundamentals of woodwork and give you an opportunity to use classic hand tools; brass backed tenon saws, sharp wood chisels and  delicately honed vintage wood planes.

This well proportioned flip lidded box is constructed of  European redwood using a single dovetail joint at each

corner and the fitted hardwood lid  is attached to the base by a handmade ‘dowel’ peg hinge. The project will familiarise learners with many classic woodwork techniques and is taught with patience and enthusiasm by Andy Nicholl, wh o has devised this informative and challenging project.

You will take home a treasure to treasure- and we hope it will enthuse you to learn how to make many handmade woodwork projects in the years to come.

If your keyboard weary hands have been needing a skill to fulfill and satisfy a yearning desire to create something you can hold, come and join us in our well equipped and inspiring workshops and discover the wonderful world of woodwork.

Key skills:

Measuring marking and cutting dovetail joints to make an accurate framed box.

Planing and shaping a hardwood lid to fit the soft wood frame base.

Making and fitting a hardwood dowel joint to attach the frame base to the lid


Register for this event
Details Price Qty
6 Weeks Starting 25th Feb £345.00 (GBP)  

Dates for this workshop/Course

  • Week One
    25/02/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Two
    04/03/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Three
    11/03/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Four
    18/03/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Five
    25/03/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Week Six
    01/04/2019
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Address:


49-55 Great Guildford Street
London
SE1 0ES
United Kingdom