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.
Robert at Kraftinwood has a spacious fully equipped workshop including a VB36 as well as two other lathes, a 181″ bandsaw and a fully ducted cyclone dust extraction system as well as many tools and cutters ~ up to 2 metres+ in length !!. Robert teaches wood turning to beginners through to seasoned turners wishing to enhance their skills and try out various techniques and aspire to learn about creative design rather than just turning wood. Robert also stocks turning blanks, Hamlet and Hope tools.
Kraft Village also has a large contemporary Public Art gallery of various artists work in a range of mixed mediums, here you will normally see over 500 of Roberts exquisite turned and carved pieces on display and for sale.
You will also at Kraft Village Chair Making Museum CIC usually see Robert giving a guided tour which includes everything about the wonderful Heritage of chair making in the area including a demonstration on the shave horse, pole and treadle lathes of how the Bodgers made the round parts to produce 4,700 Windsor chairs a day !!! (at its peak in 1875).
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