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CRAFTWORK COURSES

With many craft skills dying out we are committed to passing on these skills to the next generation.

We have got the people, the experience and the tools to help you develop new skills and to build on the skills you already have. We cater for absolute beginners to experienced crafts people and professionals who want to hone their skills.

cursos de artesania

CRAFTWORK COURSES

With many craft skills dying out we are committed to passing on these skills to the next generation.

We have got the people, the experience and the tools to help you develop new skills and to build on the skills you already have. We cater for absolute beginners to experienced crafts people and professionals who want to hone their skills.


wood carving

WOOD CARVING

Learn the art of wood carving. We will show the tools used to remove and shape wood, leaving behind wonderful decorative designs.
We can help you develop you skills with chip carving, and relief carving and move on to carving in the round, when you are ready. Letter carving is also another avenue you can explore. Get to know the different types of gouges, and how to sharpen them, the way to hold them and the variety of cuts you can make to bring your carving to life. Learn how to distinguish different native woods. Acquire basic skills in drawing and modelling to make the passing of your designs to woodeasier.
Discover the importance of the close control of the tools and ways of achieving this.

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wood carving
furniture making course

FURNITURE MAKING COURSE

You will acquire the basic knowledge of the handling of the tools that serve to cut wood.
An ancient skill that has served us to survive and continues to captivate us today.
You will know the planes and chisels, how to sharpen them, and how the wood wants to be cut.
You will learn to distinguish the most common woods and the different ways of joining them. This is the way to join wood and be able to elaborate those objects we want: boxes, frames, chairs, or tables ...
Acquire skill to be able to work the wood and you will be able to design and create anything you imagine.

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furniture making course
basket weaving

BASKET WEAVING

Many materials such as esparto grass, palm and rush & willow that can be used to make lovely and useful basket. We will mainly focus on using palm and rush to build the skills necessary to make different baskets.
Once you have mastered these skills you can then use them with other materials.
Discover the character of the material, how they are collected and prepared, and the different techniques required to make them work for you
You will learn to recognize different natural fibers and how are they manipulated, acquiring the skill to weave them.

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basket weaving
chair caning and seat weaving

CHAIR CANING AND SEAT WEAVING

There are increasingly few crafts men and women able to re-cane a seat by hand. How often do you see comfortable, much-loved chairs thrown away through want of a little skilled attention.
Using quality caning and seat weaving materials (rattan and rush) learn to create the patterns and designs that make your furniture come alive.
Cane chairs look stylish and elegant and your highly experienced teacher will help you take your skills to whatever level you might wish.

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chair caning and seat weaving

COURSE INFORMATION

  • 2 hours per week
  • Morning or afternoon
  • Monday to Saturday
  • Materials and basic tools included
  • Languages: English, Spanish & Basque
  • We run birthday events for children and young (or no so young) people
  • We can arrange special one off courses on specific subjects or areas

TIMETABLE

* Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00h 12:00h
16:00h 18:00h Craftworks Craftworks Furniture making
18:00h 20:00h Wood carving

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