What do we offer ?
Tournevie offers courses to teach you the basics of certain machines and techniques. Thereafter you can hone your skills in our dedicated workshop.
Here’s a brief description of our courses and workshops.
Check out the calendar below for more information, time & dates, and how to subscribe.
Intro to the Workshop
Come in and meet Hugh, our workshop manager. Get in touch with him to get check the full range of tools available to workshop users and to discuss your projects.
Metal #1 : The basics
You learn the basics to shape and work metal. Thanks to these techniques, you are well prepared to start the heavier work, such as welding. Required for Metal #2.
Over the course of 4 afternoons, our instructor will take you through the essential steps of furniture making, from design to final assembly, in this case of a wooden stool.
There is a lot more to making a round hole than many think ! This training covers drilling in metal, wood and stone and placing bolts, screws and plugs.
Metal #2 : MIG Welding
Here we reveal the theory behind welding and how metal and heat interact. You’ll discover different welding techniques. You need to have followed the Metal #1 course.
Hammer time !
Always searching for the right hammer ? Time to make your own ! Here you’ll get to rescue a vintage hammer head and restore it into a lifetime tool you can take home.
Get the edge on keeping your chisels, knives and blades sharp ! In this practical workshop you’ll be learning a variety of hand and machine skills. No experience required.
Metal : ARC Welding
You’ll learn the ropes of the inverter DC stick welder you can borrow in our tool library and which you can easily use at home. No previous experience necessary.
The Magnetic knife holder
Starting from a piece of rough-cut hardwood, strong neodymium magnets, and choosing between different designs, you'll make your own wall mounted magnetic knife rack.
The chain saw
Many would like to have a go with a chain saw, but few people actually know how to use it properly. In this course, we teach how to keep you from lopping off an arm or a leg.
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A course or workshop you’re interested in isn’t scheduled at the moment?
Let us know by mail which session you’d like to attend. We’ll contact you when a new session is planned.