Wood That Works

Wood That Works Tools

Overview
In a socially distanced workshop, learn how to use a variety of carpentry tools and techniques to create your own wooden objects to take away. In these fun interactive workshops you will learn how to use power tools safely and gain a good understanding of useful DIY basics. This is a practical course that will bring in skills like measuring and planning for constructing objects.

You will get a AQA accredited certificate in woodwork and portfolio of achievement and find out about carpentry apprenticeships. You will learn about the importance of health and safety in the workshop.

What to wear or bring
Come in clothes you don't mind getting dusty
Avoid loose sleeves and sandals

Coronavirus - possible changes
In the event that the government advice changes, a local outbreak of the infection occurs or the facilitator needs to self-isolate, this course may be postponed. In addition, we may increase or decrease the number of available spaces if social distancing advice changes. Scroll down for health and safety information.

Bookings - In line with current government guidance, this course may moved to an outside venue. Please sign up to the course to register your interest and you will be informed about any changes as soon as possible.

Venue: Wood that Works Workshop (it can be difficult to find so we recommend you watch the video!)

Ages: 13—19

More info: jefferson61@hotmail.co.uk

Dates and times:

There is a course in the morning and a course in the afternoon each day. You will work on different items in each section of the day so you can either sign up for the morning, the afternoon, but we recommend you sign up for both the morning and the afternoon so you can get the most out of the course.

Monday 20 July, 10am—12pm
Monday 20 July, 1—3pm
Tuesday 21 July, 10am—12pm
Tuesday 21 July, 1—3pm
Wednesday 22 July, 10am—12pm
Wednesday 22 July, 1—3pm
Thursday 23 July, 10am—12pm
Thursday 23 July, 1—3pm
Friday 24 July, 10am—12pm
Friday 24 July, 1—3pm

Health, Safety and Hygiene

  • Tools will be sanitised before every session and not shared
  • There will be a 2m distance maintained between participants and each young person will have their own work station for the duration of the course
  • The course will be limited to 5 young people - we would normally cater for 12
  • Everyone will be asked to wash their hands or use the provided hand sanitiser before entering the room and after using the facilities
  • Face coverings are optional as social distancing will be maintained at all times
  • Participants will be temperature checked on arrival
  • There will be an option to work in an outdoor setting
  • For more information at the safety measures in place visit Wood that Works Workshop page

Socially distanced wood working stations

Last updated: 2/7/2020 10:55AM