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In-Store Demonstrations 2017

Over the coming months we will be hosting a number of demonstrations to help and inspire you. As always the demonstrators are open to questions and will offer advice on your woodworking projects. We will have Tea, Coffee and offer relaxed surroundings where you will meet like-minded people who wish to share information. We look forward to meeting you at one of our events. You can now book a course under the COURSES tab on our website.

Trend Two Day Routing Course 3rd & 4th July

  • Event: Two Day Routing Course with Sam Abernathy from TREND
  • Dates & Time: Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th July 9.30am – 4pm
  • Details: This course will consist of safety in the workplace and on the router. You will explore hand held routing and the use of the router fence, bearing guided cutters and guide bushings. During the course you will produce a panelled door on the router table and create joints by using the dovetail jig. The course is practical and hands on and will allow the students to get the most out of their routers and router tables. The student will experience the many different ways a router can be used and this will allow them to take their routing to new heights. All safety equipment, routers, timber and light lunch are supplied.
  • Cost: € 275.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Trend Two Day Routing Course 6th & 7th July

  • Event: Two Day Routing Course with Sam Abernathy from TREND
  • Dates & Time: Thursday 6th & Friday 7th July 9.30am – 4pm
  • Details: This course will consist of safety in the workplace and on the router. You will explore hand held routing and the use of the router fence, bearing guided cutters, and guide bushings. You will also look some of the Trend jigs and router table. The course is practical and hands on and will allow the students to get the most out of their routers and router tables. The course will give the student experience in the many different ways a router can be used and will allow them to take their routing to new heights. All safety equipment, routers, timber and food are supplied.
  • Cost: € 275.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Evening Woodturning Demonstration

  • Event: Woodturning Evening Demonstration with Sam Abernathy
  • Date & Time: Wednesday 8th July 7.00pm
  • Details: Come along and see Sam Abernathy in action. Sam will be the demonstrating his woodturning skills at part of our Evening Demonstration Series. Don't miss this opportunity to discuss your woodturning projects with Sam.
  • Entry Fee: €10.00

One Day Introduction Routing Course with TREND

  • Event: One Day Routing Course with Sam Abernathy
  • Date & Time: Saturday 8th July 9.30am – 4.00pm
  • Details: You will explore hand held routing and the use of the router fence, guide bushings, bearing guided cutters, Dovetail Jig and a run through on the router table. Also covered will be safety in the workplace and on the router. This practical hand's on course will give tips to allow the students to get the most out of their Routers and Jigs. This is an ideal opportunity for those who want to get a basic knowledge of routing to add to their skill set. All safety equipment, routers, timber and a light lunch are supplied.
  • Cost: € 150.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

15th July - Stick Making

  • Event: Basic Stick Making with the Celtic Stickmakers Club
  • Date & Time: Saturday 15th July - 10am to 3pm
  • Details: The Celtic Stickmakers Club will be holding a Basic Stick Making workshop on Wednesday 1st March in The Carpentry Store from 7pm. If you have an interest in hand crafts this is a great opportunity to learn about this fascinating country craft. A number of demonstrations will take place during the evening covering all aspects of stick making including stick bending, pyrography, scrimshaw, carving handles for sticks and much more.
  • Entry Fee: € 5.00

Woodturning for Beginners

  • Event: An Introduction to Woodturning for Beginners with Les Thorne
  • Date & Time: Friday 11th August 9.30am – 4.00pm
  • Details: This course will cover everything from choice of lathes, tools and wood. The student can expect to make simple spindle projects as well as a basic bowl and or platter. It is ideal for anyone looking to make a pile of shavings and get that buzz from trying out woodturning.
  • Cost: € 150.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Woodturning for Beginners

  • Event: An Introduction to Woodturning for Beginners with Les Thorne
  • Date & Time: Saturday 12th August 9.30am – 4.00pm
  • Details: This course will cover everything from choice of lathes, tools and wood. The student can expect to make simple spindle projects as well as a basic bowl and or platter. It is ideal for anyone looking to make a pile of shavings and get that buzz from trying out woodturning.
  • Cost: € 150.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Woodturning Course for Improvers

  • Event: Woodturning Course for Improvers
  • Date & Time: Sunday 13th August 10.00am – 4.30pm
  • Details: This course with Les Thorne will give you tips on your tooling and techniques to take your turning to the next level. Les will past on his knowledge to help you achieve your goals and he will give practical examples for you to follow.
  • Cost: € 150.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

ONE DAY PEPPERMILL COURSE

  • Event: Pepper Mills for Intermediate level
  • Date & Time: Monday 14th August 2017 Time: 9.30am – 4pm
  • Details: On this one day hands on course you will go through the process of making a pepper mill using Crush Grind mechanisms. Material selection, lathe mounting & precision drilling will be covered as will texturing and finishing of your piece. You will be proud to present this project as a gift or at your local craft fair. You will have use of all our classroom equipment & turning tools. Timber & mechanisms required will also be provided. A light meal & refreshments are included. Course is limited to 5 places
  • Cost: € 195.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088 or in the Courses section

Pen Making Demonstration

  • Event: Pen Making Demonstration
  • Date & Time: Saturday 9th September 10.00am - 12.30pm
  • Details: Dan Sheridan will be demonstrating the art of Pen Making and will be discussing styles and finishes.
  • Entry Fee: € 7.00

Pyrography for Improvers & Advanced

  • Event: Pyrography for Improvers & Advanced
  • Date & Time: Friday 15th September 9.30am – 4.00pm
  • Details: This is a hands-on course and using a hot wire machine you will learn about tone, texturing, transferring patterns & adding colour to your work. Over the day students will hone their skills by completing a Celtic Knot & a Bird on timber. If time allows a greeting card & tonal chart may also be completed.Your tutor for the day will be Lisa Shackleton. Lisa is a UK based artist who loves teaching with a passion and has demonstrated at The Carpentry Store’s Annual Woodwork Fair.
  • Cost: € 125.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Pyrography for Beginners

  • Event: Pyrography For Beginners
  • Date & Time: Saturday 16th September 9.30am – 4.00pm
  • Details: This is a hands-on course and using a hot wire machine you will learn about tone, texturing, transferring patterns & adding colour to your work. Over the day students will hone their skills by completing a Celtic Knot & a Bird on timber. If time allows a greeting card & tonal chart may also be completed.Your tutor for the day will be Lisa Shackleton. Lisa is a UK based artist who loves teaching with a passion and has demonstrated at The Carpentry Store’s Annual Woodwork Fair.
  • Cost: € 125.00
  • Booking: Payment must be paid in advance by calling 045 883088

Out and About

2nd September 2017 - Pop up Shop at the Dublin Woodturners' Guild monthly meeting.

7th October 2017 - Pop up Shop at the Dublin Woodturners' Guild monthly meeting.

14th & 15th October 2017 - Irish Woodturners' Guild National Seminar at the Glenroyal Hotel in Maynooth.

10th & 11th November 2017 - Woodwork, Hobby & Craft Fair in The Carpentry Store.

October - Techo Teachers Conference

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