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Introduction to Woodworking

A bespoke 2 day course designed to be the perfect entry into the world of woodworking. Make your very own toolbox using traditional techniques in our shared workshop.




Taught by a professional woodwork teacher our bespoke course covers the basic hand tools and techniques to get you started in woodworking.

Over 2  days you will create an open toolbox using a variety of traditional methods and tools. No experience is needed as everything will be fully explained and demonstrated on the day.

We keep our class sizes small so you will have opportunity to ask questions, practice , and receive feedback.

Course Content


- Introduction to tools used:


Marking out tools:

 - Combination Square

 - 300mm Steel Rule

 - Measuring Tape

 - Sliding Bevel

 - Marking Gauge



 - General Hammer

 - Pin Hammer

 - Wood or Rubber Mallet


Cutting Tools:

 - Tenon Saw

 - Smoothing Plane

 - Chisels 6mm and 18mm


- Plan and mark out your design.


- Trim softwood to size. (Material supplied by Makers Quarter)

- Sharpen planer blade and smooth wood.

- Mark and cut dovetail joints.

- Router rebate to fit bottom of toolbox.

- Glue and dowel joints.

- Sand & finish.

No. of students





Currently on hold until further notice


Free parking available. Our nearest Metrolink station in Cornbrook, a short 10 minute walk from the workshop.

09 Nov 2018, 10:00
Makers Quarter UK,
16 Worrall St, Salford M5 4TH, UK
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