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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: 15/04/2024

Course code
PTC712823T/1/C1
Level
Other
Location
Truro College
Duration
10 wk
Start time
18:00 - 20:00
Fee
£120
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£40,148

Entry Level Salary

£6,263

Average Salary

£19,636

Annual openings in Cornwall

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£5,348

Average Salary

£23,589

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9

Potential Salary

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Annual openings in Cornwall

7

Potential Salary

£24,345

Entry Level Salary

£7,858

Average Salary

£15,297

Annual openings in Cornwall

4

Potential Salary

£44,861

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£15,172

Average Salary

£21,941

Annual openings in Cornwall

45

Potential Salary

£74,776

Entry Level Salary

£18,052

Average Salary

£38,718

Annual openings in Cornwall

7

Potential Salary

£52,417

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£18,724

Average Salary

£31,481

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5

Potential Salary

£56,418

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£17,586

Average Salary

£28,262

Annual openings in Cornwall

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
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