All our Woodcarving and Picture Frame Making courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2019 and over only.
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Daytime and Evening Woodcarving and Picture Frame Making Courses at WMC-The Camden College
On this course you will learn to make a basic wooden frame using mortice and tenon joints with traditional hand tools. It is important to be numerate as there is measuring involved. Basic materials and tools provided.
Learn to make and design picture frames and mounts, from the basic to the more embellished. Basic materials and equipment provided. Your tutor will recommend suppliers where you will be able to purchase materials for your personal projects.
This course has been designed for both beginners and intermediates alike and builds up skills from chip carving to low relief carving and how to carve in three dimensions.
You will draw and cut your own designs, learn to make useful household objects such as bowls and spoons, and also learn to carve figures and small sculptures of your own design.
We will look into sharpening techniques, timber identification, planning and carving shapes and finally learning surface finishes.
This course has been designed for learners of a variety of levels and covers chip carving, low relief carving and carving in three dimensions. You will learn to draw and cut your own designs, make useful household objects, like spoons, and carve small sculptures of your own design. Larger carvings can also be made. We will look into sharpening techniques, timber identification, planning (including maquette making), carving shapes and finally learning surface finishes.