Many of our members offer training courses for those new to turning, intermediate turners and also for more experienced turners looking for specialised tuition.
All our tutors have many hours of hands-on experience delivering professionally structured courses in well equipped workshops, with an emphasis on health and safety, and where you can be assured you will receive top class tuition individually tailored to your requirements and ability.
If you’re a beginner or wish to learn new woodturning techniques our members can offer training in every aspect of woodturning.
When you book a training session with an RPT member, you can be certain that you will receive top quality tuition from a highly skilled turner who has years of woodturning and teaching experience.
Below are all the registered professional turners who offer a teaching service, randomly ordered. Click their name to view the complete details, or use the ‘Show Bio’ or ‘Show Map’ links for a quick view.
Pete is a full time turner and collaborates with his wife Mo, an artist and pyrographer and other crafters and artists. Pete has been turning off and on since 1962 but has turned as a full time professional since 2008. He writes a regular article for an international magazine on a variety of subjects aimed at promoting ideas and vision into the craft. Major influences are traditional crafts, oriental art and design and art deco design. He likes to investigate and incorporate use pf other materials with his turning including clay, gemstones, metals and even fabric and to this end is always investigating different traditional uses of the craft in both the artistic, architectural and furniture fields. He worked with students with learning difficulties for many years prior to going fully professional as a tuner and has a Cert Ed. He teaches one to one in his workshop and is available for demonstrations at clubs, trade shows etc. His main avenue for sales is through his website for crafting tools and higher end shows for the artistic work, They, he and his wife, are happy to take commissions though they endeavour to make each piece unique.
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