Wood Turning

Key Facts


Programme Overview

How to Apply

Book online

Discounted Fees
If you are a senior citizen in receipt of a state pension, unemployed or a full time FE or HE student, a discounted fee (stated in the course description) is applicable. You will be required to email a scanned copy of your evidence to open-studio@gsa.ac.uk

To benefit from the Discounted Fee, you need to select the course you want to attend and after pressing Book Now enter the code: Discount_Fee in the ‘Promotion Code’ box.

A GSA tutor will be allocated

Programme Overview

This course introduces wood turning, familiarising you with wood turning lathe, tools and techniques. During the course you will turn spindles and bowls from green timber which can be kept for future reference. We will consider the properties of timber and how you can design accordingly to achieve the best results. Advice on how to select & care for tools including sharpening will be given leaving students with the required skills for progression within the craft.

The course is suitable for students with little or no previous experience of turning.