Course Description

Course Title : Woodturning

Waterford College of Further Education



A 20-hour woodturning course that introduces you to spindle work. A step-by-step course that brings the participant through techniques of basic spindle work, sanding techniques and finishing using oils and wax.

Course Content (for first 5 weeks of course)

Session 1

Introduction
Safe work practice
Tool and equipment identification
Equipment setup
Spindle exercise: square to round
Roughing cuts, sizing blank

Resources required:
Health and safety handout, wood blank
Turning tools, P.P.E.

Session 2

Safe work practice
Lathe set up
Spindle exercise; square to round
Roughing cuts, sizing blank
Parting cuts, vee cuts

Resources required:
Wood blank, turning tools, P.P.E.

Session 3

Safe work practice
Lathe set up
Spindle exercise; square to round
Roughing cuts, sizing blank
Parting cuts, vee cuts, planning cuts

Resources required:
Wood blank, turning tools, P.P.E.

Session 4

Safe work practice
Lathe set up
Spindle exercise; square to round
Roughing cuts, sizing blank
Turning coves
Turning beads
Sanding techniques

Resources required:
Wood blank, turning tools, sandpaper, P.P.E.

Session 5

Safe work practice
Lathe set up
Project:
Produce a rolling pin with turned handles
at each end using tools and techniques
developed so far, sand and finish.


College Name Waterford College of Further Education
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Woodwork
Course Location Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland
Course Start Date 4th October 2017
Course End Date 13th December 2017
Course Fee €200
Course Duration 20 hours
Course Times Wednesday Evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm
For information about Waterford College of Further Education, please visit our college page on www.nightcourses.com by clicking here.

Course Provider

Waterford College of Further Education



051 870136
Admissions Office, Waterford city Ireland, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

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