What do we offer ?
Tournevie offers courses (how to use certain tools), as well as workshops (how to build or shape objects).
Here’s a brief description of our courses and workshops.
Check out the calendar below for more information, time & dates, and how to subscribe.
The Workshop 101
Come in and meet Hugh, our workshop manager, and some of the workshop instructors. A full range of tools available to workshop users will be explained.
Course: Woodworking #2: the planer thicknesser, band saw and mitre saw (€35)
Complete your workshop training with this course, which teaches safe and efficient use of three more essential woodworking machines.
Course: Metalworking #1: The basic skills
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.
using power drills
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.
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 of an arm or a leg.
Course: Metalworking #2: How to weld
This introduction reveals the theory behind welding and how metal and heat interact. You’ll discover a number of different welding techniques.
Woodworking #1: The table saw (€35)
The table saw is an essential power tool, but also dangerous for inexperienced users. This course teaches you how to safely unlock the full potential of this powerful machine.
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.
Workshop: 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.
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.