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The aim of this workshop is to make either a workbench/banker or a treadle lathe from working drawings.

This includes complex jointing, de-constructive jointing with mixed materials, understanding the requirements for exterior wood products and the safe use of hazardous chemicals. Students should come with sturdy boots. We have rooms to rent at €25 per night.

David Spence

David Spence is a filmmaker and Sculptor based in the Sculpture Centre working in a variety of medias. He has a professional background in model engineering and pattern making.