Simon booked in for a three day course wanting to learn as much as he could in the three days. He arrived laden with his tools for discussion on their use and a step by step instruction in how to sharpen them correctly. We turned numerous items in the time available and he want home vowing to return for more! Here is what Simon said :- "I’ve just spent a most enjoyable 3 days learning how to turn wood. Andy is hugely experienced and is an expert teacher who sets a perfect ba
Lyn and Barrie attended their one day course on a Saturday which is one of the most popular days of the week and get booked up well in advance! As Barrie is a Teacher he gets very little free time and Lyn decided to join him on his day turning with me. Both did very well and went home happy with what they had learnt, and a good looking bowl each!
Alan was given one of my gift vouchers by his son for Christmas 2016 , and he eventually booked in and attended his one day course on 22nd November. Alan has his own lathe at home but he wanted to update his skiils before he dusted it off and actually used it again! All in all a good days work to show that he now has the confidence that he can actually 'do the job' - with a reasonable amount of practice!
Mark wanted to update his skills on the lathe and was given a Craft Course gift voucher that he spent with me. In the two days he attended we covered quite a lot of ground including spindle turning with a spindle gouge and skew chisel and he went away happy with what he had learnt.
Charlotte and Husband Chris attended a day course at the beginning of this month and they both did very well! Here is what Charlotte had to say......................... ''After booking the full day course for myself and my husband, we had a brilliant day in Andy's workshop and came away with two amazing bowls that are now proudly on display in our living room. Being a complete novice, I was a little apprehensive at working on the machines, but Andy was incredibly patient and