San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Announcing the fourth of our core skills events.
This three hour workshop is an informative, practical introduction to the proper use of traditional woodwork hand-tools. This will cover a variety of workmanship for example how to sharpen your chisel, how to use a marking gauge, a plane and a variety of saws.
Proper usage of tools will include the following: carpenter square, chisels, planes, mallets, marking gauge, combination square , sliding bevel, hand drill, tennon saw, gentleman's saw and a coping saw.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Safe workshop practice will be covered.
Basic materials are included.
Course cost: £20
Course date: Wednesday 5th March 2014
Course times: 10am - 1pm
Number of places available: 10
Tutor: Terry Jones (Artist, Former Chief Technician of The Slade workshop and Maker extraordinaire)
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London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is the first, London based, not-for-profit, community interest based company with exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making work in 3D. London Sculpture Workshop offers a superbly equipped metal and wood workshop with additional mould making and flexible working areas. In addition to major equipment London Sculpture Workshop also provides a range of both electric and hand tools and access to Personal Protective Equipment for workshop users. London Sculpture Workshop is based on an open-access membership scheme. It was also set up as a Partner to CRISIS, offering their members access to a specially tailored educational programme.
London Sculpture Workshop was established in 2012 by two founding members Giles Corby, MA (RCA) and Jessica Mello, MFA (Slade) who work closely with our Studio Manager Melis van den Berg, MFA (Slade). We are all practicing artists’ who have a combined arts education of 19 years and teaching experience of over 17 years. This year our work was recognised and we were awarded a Chelsea Arts Club Trust “Artist’s Run Space Award”.