~ A dedicated club promoting the art and craft of Woodturning ~

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 Our workshop will re-open for members from Tuesday, 21st September.

Note there will be no trials or tuition available.


Welcome

Our club has a dedicated workshop for members to carry out woodturning.

We encourage others to join us so they can experience this rewarding craft.

Our club can offer you:

✦ Introduction to Lathes and Chisels and their correct use.

✦ Instruction on the safe use of other equipment

(incl. bandsaws, grinding wheels, drill press, electric sanders)

✦ Full access to the workshop:

  • Tue 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wed 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Thu  6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm (no trials or tuition; session only available to paid-up Members)

✦ Tuition on a structured and staged mentoring system

✦ Guidance on wood finishes and polishing procedures

✦ Supply of a variety of wood blanks (costs may apply)

✦ Workshop safety precautions, including:

  • the proper and safe use of tools and equipment
  • use of a dust collector
  • use of room air filters
  • use of ear muffs
  • use of face masks
  • use of respirators
  • mandatory health and safety procedures
  • first aid

✦ Support and discounts from suppliers

✦ Weekly bulletin, and use of the club’s library

✦ Friendly & supportive club members

- always happy to assist and share experiences

✦ Demonstrations from visiting Woodturners (fees may apply)