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Woodcarving/Woodsculpturing

An introduction and beyond into the art and craft of making decorative and functional objects from wood. You will be guided as to how to make objects as diverse as decorative plaque, relief carvings, statues, spoons, lettering, abstract sculpture even long bows.

A choice for your first projects is provided to suit your own skills and interests.

Guidance and encouragement are always at hand for your next project.

Topics that will be covered:

  • The theory and history of wood carving
  • Planning and selecting projects
  • Layout of design
  • Use of tools
  • Tool choice and nomenclature
  • Types of wood
  • Tool care, maintenance and sharpening
  • Marking and finishing your work
  • Library and resources

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Start date: 23/09/2024

Course code
PTC712824T/1/A1
Level
Other
Location
Truro College
Duration
10 wk
Start time
18:00 - 20:00
Fee
£120
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Start date: 13/01/2025

Course code
PTC712824T/1/B1
Level
Other
Location
Truro College
Duration
10 wk
Start time
18:00 - 20:00
Fee
£120
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Start date: 28/04/2025

Course code
PTC712824T/1/C1
Level
Other
Location
Truro College
Duration
10 wk
Start time
18:00 - 20:00
Fee
£120
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Potential Salary

£50,364

Entry Level Salary

£14,159

Average Salary

£27,733

Annual openings in Cornwall

7

Potential Salary

£60,482

Entry Level Salary

£18,822

Average Salary

£34,440

Annual openings in Cornwall

17

Potential Salary

£30,955

Entry Level Salary

£9,188

Average Salary

£21,039

Annual openings in Cornwall

4

Potential Salary

£35,888

Entry Level Salary

£15,618

Average Salary

£24,705

Annual openings in Cornwall

3

Potential Salary

£63,515

Entry Level Salary

£25,514

Average Salary

£36,890

Annual openings in Cornwall

10

Potential Salary

£73,902

Entry Level Salary

£25,802

Average Salary

£42,125

Annual openings in Cornwall

2

Potential Salary

£39,626

Entry Level Salary

£15,119

Average Salary

£26,084

Annual openings in Cornwall

15

Potential Salary

£43,579

Entry Level Salary

£16,697

Average Salary

£30,694

Annual openings in Cornwall

8

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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