Woodworking Tools & Wood - Explained
What you'll learn
- Tools, Timber and Sharpening 3-in-1
- I explain all about the main tools you will need to complete most jobs, how to select timber and how sharpen woodworking tools.
- Prerequisites; The relevant tools etc to perform sharpening, (listed below) and some basic measuring knowledge.
Three sections are covered here. Tools, sharpening them and selecting wood. I will show you what to look for when buying tools whether you buy brand new tools or second-hand tools, there is nothing wrong with second hand tools there is a good market out there. Before buying tools do a lot of window shopping either on the internet or physically going to stores. so how do you know if you are looking at professional tools or cheap tools, one idea is to keep a look out for trade fairs connected with woodwork and tools, you will learn a huge amount by visiting one of these. If you buy new tools they will come with a ground edge and will need sharpening. If you buy second hand tools they may come sharp but they may not. Once they are sharp I will show you how to stay safe and look after them. View some of the amazing tools that are available both new and antique that can take pride of place on your work bench. Now you have bought tools and they are sharp. You need something to work with, I will show you the different kinds of wood, what to look for and what to avoid.
Who this course is for:
- Creative people who like a challenge, want to save money and have an achievement as the outcome.
WHO AM I ?
I’ve had a life time of pleasure working with timber as a Carpenter and Joiner.
I've used its endless versatility to make Joinery, Woodcarving and Sculpture and I've also worked on projects with Schools.
My work has been published in the press and in Woodworker, Woodcarving, Understanding Woodcarving and Lancashire Life magazines.
You can see all of these on my Facebook page Publications
I've constructed a website called 'My Timber Timeline'. Some people write a book about themselves, I've made a website
Please, take the time to visit my website and Facebook pages and you will see what I've accomplished over the years