Come and create your own beautiful table from Scottish hardwood. This 4 day course encompasses both "Green Woodworking" techniques and contemporary furniture practices, which combined allow you to create a stunning table through enjoyable working methods. You will get to choose your own hardwood table top. There will be a selection of timber boards from which to choose your table top from. You can create either a centrepiece coffee table or a side table to sit pride of place in your home.
This course will be split between the woodland workshop and an inside workshop.
Please note - cost of the hardwood table top is not included in the course price, this is chosen from a selection and paid for on the day. See below for estimate cost.
Choosing your hardwood board
Cleaving a log using metal wedges and a Froe (traditional hand tool)
Working the legs using a shave horse, drawknife
Cutting the tenons on our legs
Creating traditional wedged mortice and tenon joints
Drilling the mortices in the top
Splitting out the frame and shaping
Assembling the frame
Clamping and glueing up
Applying a coat of finish to protect and really bring out the beautiful grain
£380 plus your size of hardwood top - Estimate between £50 - £150 depending on species, size and quality of the board. Max length available - 1.2m.
Course's start at 10am on the first day and 9am thereafter. We will aim to finish around 5pm each day. All tools and materials provided. Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be provided all day long but please BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH. Click HERE for a location map and a list of various nearby accommodation.
Please Note: - Course dates are not interchangeable.
If 3 months notice before the course start date is given - 90% refund is due
If between 3 months and 2 weeks notice is given - 50% refund is due
If you pull out within 2 weeks of the course start date - No refund is due