Short Courses
in the Wood Workshop

ESW offers a new opportunity for anyone interested in developing skills and techniques within certain material processes. Small groups will be trained in the Wood or Metal Workshop; each session will be 3 hours and will be led by an ESW Technician in the morning followed by 3 hours of self-directed learning with the support of a technician in the afternoon.

How to make a Plinth – Ryan Curtis

Thursday 22 June 2017
9.30am – 12.30pm 
3 Hours / £75

Key Equipment: Table Saw, Chop Saw, and Nail Gun

Working with the Table Saw, Chop Saw and Nail Gun, participants will develop the skills to use these pieces of equipment in the Wood Workshop to accurately cut materials and use a selection of joining techniques to create small bespoke plinths.

Number of places: 3

Prior experience required: None


Flat Packed Sculpture – Ryan Curtis

Thursday 29 June 2017
9.30am – 12.30pm
3 Hours / £75

Key Equipment: Bandsaw, Pillar Drill, and Router

Participants will learn how to create small scale sculptures which join together without using adhesives or fittings. Using cutting and slotting exercises this short course will introduce participants to the Bandsaw, Pillar Drill and Router in the Wood Workshop and allow for the creation of a small sculpture from sheet material.

Number of places: 3

Prior experience required: None

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