Absolute Beginners Woodturning Spindles 1-Day Course

Absolute Beginners Woodturning 1-Day Starter Course



1 Day Woodturning Course for Complete Beginners

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Absolute Beginners Woodturning 1-Day Starter Course

Hosted inside our Record Power Authorised Training Centre, this course is a great place to start your journey as Woodturner, or to simply try your hand! Our resident course instructor will cover the basics of the machines and how to use them including the specifications of the machines being used.

During your course you will learn:

  • Where to begin, including what the basic tools are & how to use them
  • What tools/machines you would need to turn safely at home
  • How to identify & select the Right Timber
  • How to sharpen your tools using the Robert Sorby Pro-Edge
  • How to safely mount your timber
  • Basic principles of spindle turning
  • Basic finishing process
  • Health & Safety in your workshop

This course is a great place to start, aimed at the beginner Woodturner.  Focused on spindle turning, you will walk away with at least one finished project such as a honey dipper or light pull.

Our 1-day courses are for up to 5-students and will not run with fewer than 2-students. Once you have ordered your course a confirmation email will be sent to you with your booking reference, please note, you will be required to select a collection date at checkout however this is not applicable to your order, please select a random date.

Course's start at 10am & aim to finish at 4pm with a 1-hour lunch inside our café

Lunch is provided inside our Cafe

Should we be required to cancel the course due to no further bookings you will be advised 7-days in advance of the course date. For further information on courses & how many places are booked, please call out Toolshop on 01935 822 207.

Purchasing as a gift?

If you are purchasing this as a gift, we offer a 'Gift Voucher - No Specified Date' option (please select above). This will allow you to pay in full for a course that can be given as a gift & redeemed by the recipient at a later date. Please note, the recipient will need to know the order reference number (emailed to you at checkout) & book their space over the phone or in store.

Group bookings

We are more than happy to run this course for groups on a convenient date at a reduced rate. Please email sales@yandles.co.uk or ring us on 01935822207 and choose the 'tools machinery and self selection timber' option to discuss options


PLEASE NOTE: Cancellation or postponment of a course within 48hrs of the booked date will incur a charge equal to 50% of the total cost


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Customer Reviews

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"14/11/23 had a wonderful day in the workshop with Dan "the lathe-man" Thrilled by the experience and want more. The shopping list is growing and I think I may have found the hobby I am looking for. Thoroughly recommend this as a taster so you can see if it is for you too!"
Star Rating 5

Places to stay

Places to stay

Accommodation Options in Martock and Nearby Martock, a sizable village and civil parish in Somerset, England, is perched on the outskirts of the picturesque Somerset Levels, approximately 7 miles northwest of Yeovil within the South Somerset district. If you're looking for places to stay, Martock and its vicinity offer a variety of options, including:

In Martock:

  1. The Glovers House B&B: Located just a stone's throw away from Yandles, The Glovers House B&B is an ideal choice, especially if you're attending a course at Yandles. Mention your Yandles course when booking, and Lesley & Chris will gladly grant you a 10% discount on your stay.

  2. The White Hart Hotel: Situated at the heart of the charming village of Martock, The White Hart Hotel is a free house with a rich history. This impressive Hamstone Grade II listed coaching inn, dating back to 1735, is conveniently positioned just off the A303. It serves as an excellent base for exploring the beauty of Somerset, Devon, and Dorset. Whether you're traveling for leisure or business, the friendly staff at The White Hart Hotel will extend a warm welcome and provide top-notch customer service to ensure your visit is a delightful one.

  3. The Hollies Hotel: Boasting 36 exceptional rooms and suites, along with serviced apartments and cottages, The Hollies Hotel is a fully equipped accommodation option in Martock.

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