My Lathes:- Two VB36 long and short bed, Two Union Graduates long and short bed - Turn British!

Due to a change in career circumstances the opportunity arose to finally do something I am passionate about. Woodturning Tuition in the form of individual lessons, and day courses are available using these lathes.

All my Lathes are British made!  My first Lathe was a long bed VB36 Hegner Lathe which I have now had for over 10 years from new.  I recently purchased a display model short bed VB36 to use for lessons.  My other two lathes are Union Graduates - one short and one long bed which although old, both have been refurbished with new motors and  Variable Speed Controls.  All my lathes are suitable for beginners and have been fitted with safety foot switches and 'bang off' buttons just in case you need to stop the lathe in an emergency.  Short bed lathes are ideal for hollow forms and bowl turning whereas the long base ones are good for bowl and spindle turning.

 
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Give me a ring or email to ask any questions about my work or to book a lesson AND AVAILABILITY.

All vouchers purchased are non refundable, as are deposits made for booking a day directly with us.  The first cancellation will be re-booked for a later date if cancelled within two weeks prior to the booked date.  We reserve the right to cancel at short notice due to exceptional circumstances only and re-book the cancelled course on a convenient date to the customer.

UPDATE - DUE TO CANCELLATIONS BECAUSE OF COVID-19 ALL VOUCHERS VALID FROM MARCH 2019 TO JULY 2019 HAVE BEEN EXTENDED FOR AN EXTRA FOUR MONTHS FROM THE VOUCHERS ONE YEAR VALID FROM DATE.

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WORKSHOP & WOODSTORE

RURAL LOCATION

Situated in a wonderfully quiet rural location you can relax and turn to your delight watching the woodpeckers and bullfinches on the feeder outside the workshop window! Red Kites have been spotted the last couple of years with frequent calling of Buzzards overhead throughout the day.  In the summer months lunch is held outside on the decking beside the pond, in the winter it is in our lounge overlooking the pond.

 

WHERE TO STAY LOCALLY

Accommodation near to the workshop where previous customer have stayed

 
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A longing for 'hands on' practical experience rather sitting behind a laptop all day!

August 1, 2020

And so the return to work....with Neil on Friday

July 31, 2020

Burr Poplar Platter

May 9, 2020

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Fordingbridge SP6, UK

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