No previous expreience required
HOW MANY PEOPLE?
MAIN TOOLS USED
A variety of routers, router table, bandsaw, disc and bobbin sanders.
WoodLab, Woodlands Yard, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6N
HOW LONG IS IT?
2 day course
A practical exercise-driven in-depth introduction to the single most game-changing power tool: the router
1st/2nd April 2023 - SOLD OUT
3rd/4th June 2023 - SOLD OUT
8th / 9th July 2023 - SOLD OUT
** We're having a break in the schedule while Sam, our in-house teacher, deals with having another child (the crazy fool!). To be the first to receive the new dates when they are released, please click the 'Enquire' button and register your interest. We're currently not sure exactly when that will be.
Ever marvelled at the accuracy of joinery and thought it was out of your grasp? Or perhaps you’ve wondered how to produce unique shapes with a crisp neat finish and be able to repeat them. Or maybe you are embarking on a domestic project and need a bit of handy know-how. Or just wanting to boost your DIY skills to take on a much broader range of projects. Well let us introduce you to the joys of routing!
The hand held router is the most versatile wood-processing machine in the modern workshop. It has revolutionised the speed, repeatability, efficiency and accuracy of shaping solid wood and sheet material. This hands-on 2 day course aims to bamboozle you with the sheer range and potential of router use. 2 days of noise and knowledge with a nifty set of shelves to come away with.
Assessing the functions and applications of different routers and router bits. Setting and executing a series of router-based tasks. Making, attaching and using a router table. Creating a shelving unit largely using routers.
We ask participants to arrive at 9am for a 9.15 start. We aim to finish by 5.30pm but the day may be longer or shorter depending on how the work progresses.
In our beautiful double-height, purpose-built workshop in Dartington Forest. Map and parking details will be sent to you once you’ve booked.
The course fee covers tuition, tools, materials, the use of PPE (personal protective equipment) in various sizes, teas, coffee and dairy-free milk).
What to bring, what to wear, where to park, etc. will all be given to you once you've booked.
We look forward to welcoming you to Woodlab!
Create a bespoke picture frame that will last for generations and simultaneously receive a practical introduction to the versatility of the table saw. What’s not to love? **2023 courses currently sold out. Click on 'Learn More' and then 'Enquire' to register your interest when we release new dates**