May 10



Course fee: £95

During this 1 day course you will experience a range of techniques which will develop your use of the pole lathe.

You will learn practical tips and techniques on:

  • sharpening specific to pole lathe
  • how to achieve a good finish
  • production of matched piece
  • accuratejoints (tenons for stools etc.)
  • accurate use of tools
  • timber selection and identification

The perfect course for those wanting to develop this craft and be able to progress at home.

You will need to wear suitable clothing and footwear for working outdoors in this season. Steel toe cap boots would be advantageous if you have them.

You will need to have completed the beginners course or have previous experience of pole lathe turning) in order to attend this course


What you need to know …

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or needs. All materials and tool use are provided for you on the day. Refreshments and biscuits throughout the course. Please bring a packed lunch, notebook and pen and wear suitable clothes for working outdoors.

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee). No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course.

All adult courses are for 16 years or over.