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 - The Carpentry Club -
Courses for Autumn & Winter 16/ 17


Please find below the courses we are offering over the next few months.

Each course includes a month's membership and all the materials you need (seasoned English Oak or Ash timber, glues, screws, sandpaper and oils). Any profit will go back to supporting the social program of the club.


Tell your friends! Book your place and get making! Buy someone a productive day in the workshop for Christmas!

Courses are for beginners and experienced alike, and cover basic woodwork through making an object. They include a detailed introduction into our workshop tools, the design process and how to actually make something. The courses are reasonably informal and are limited to 6 people per tutor.  At the end of the course you can take home the product of your labours.

PS. Please note the picture above is of an unfinished stool!!

All courses per day or two evenings:
£150 full price
£100 concessions
£25 men’s shed members
Deposit of 30% to secure place on the course

Ongoing:
Men’s Shed every Thursday (for gents over 50)
Monthly workshop day for young ex-offenders working with Switchback, a local charity.
Open access by appointment all other times.

Make a solid timber box - Extended tool induction - Everyone Welcome
Basic joinery using rail saw, chop saw, sanding bench, pillar drill, hand tools, power planer, sanders.
10am - 4pm, Oct 24th, Dec 5th, Jan 11th

Make a solid timber Weaver’s Stool - Everyone Welcome
Basic joinery using chop saw, biscuit jointer, planer, routing, sanders.
10am - 4pm, Nov 8th, Jan 17th.
6pm - 9pm, Nov 22nd and 23rd, Jan 30th and 31st.  

Make a solid timber Weaver’s Stool - Men’s Shed (gents over 50 only)
Basic joinery using chop saw, biscuit jointer, planer, router, sanders.
10am - 4pm, Oct 20th, Nov 17th, Jan 19th.

Make a freeform solid timber cheese board - Everyone Welcome -  Shaping and finishing
Free form cutting with jig saw and band saw, shaping with powerfile, power planer, sanders.
10am - 4pm, Nov 22nd, Jan 11th.
6pm - 9pm, Nov 1st and 2nd, Jan 24th and 25th.

Make a geometric solid timber cheese board - Everyone Welcome - Shaping and finishing
Geometric shaping with plunge router, router table, jigs, guides, sanding bench.
10am - 4pm Dec 6th.
6pm - 9pm Dec 14th and 15th, Jan 9th and 10th

Exhibition of member’s and student’s work
Mar 28th - Apr 2nd.

Courses TBC:

Build Sledges - Winter

Build and Race Go-Karts - Springtime

Heritage Woodwork Course - Explore the local workshops from over 100 years ago through practice

Picture Frame making

Toy making - tops, bots, cars, bikes and boats

Make A ‘Musical Instrument’

Introduction to Inlay and Marquetry


See you all soon!

The Carpentry Club Team (Ollie and Anna)

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The Carpentry Club is supported by Oxford House Charity, Samson & Fox Design, The Frank Haines Memorial Trust and The Men's Shed Network

The Carpentry Club is a member of the Men's Shed Network, The Open Workshop London Network, and the Maker Mile
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