The newly refurbished training centre at Yandles!

The newly refurbished training centre at Yandles!

We have taken the time during lock-down to completely refurbish our training facilities! Our 2-day woodturning courses are once again AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOW!

Our machines have been fully refurbished with new models added, we have improved on our dust extraction & sharpening facilities alongside a complete revamp of the room! Our Woodturning courses are sponsored by Record Power, we are proud to have a well-rounded range of Record Tools & machines including a Sabre350 Bandsaw, x5 Coronet Herald Lathes, a full range of turning tools, CamVac extractors & accessories all available for use!

Record Power Coronet Herald Lathes & Chucks being restored, cleaned & lubricated ready for use:


Learn To Turn, with a 2-day turning course:

Now Includes Lunch!

Hosted inside our newly refurbished Record Power Authorised Training Centre, you will learn everything you need to know to begin your journey as a Woodturner including the Health & Safety aspects, an introduction to Woodturning, the basics of the machines and how to use them including the specifications of the machines being used, how to sharpen your tools (including an overview of the different types of sharpening machines), Timber types, how to cut & use your wood, how to safely mount your timber & begin woodturning, through to the finishing process.

After your 2-day course, you will leave with the confidence to begin woodturning in your own workshop.

Inside our Authorised Record Power Training Centre we have all the latest tools & machines from Record Power including:

  • Coronet Herald Lathes
  • Sharpening Systems
  • Turning Tools
  • Extraction systems
  • Accessories including chucks, centres, faceplates & more!

We also have the Robert Sorby ProEdge Sharpening System and a Tormek T8 inside the room alongside a wide selection of turning tools from different manufacturers available to try out.

Our 2-day courses are for up to 4-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 ar 09:30 & aim to finish at 5pm.

Lunch is provided inside our Cafe on both days

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.


Special thanks to Peter Webb from Record Power & Paul Ridler from Yandles for their time refreshing our training centre! See the progress pictures below:



Posted by Adam Jeffery
7th July 2021

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