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Level: BeginnerDuration: 1 day Price: £125.00
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This is a one day course for anyone who wants to learn the art of pen making and objets d'art from project kits. If you are thinking of buying a small lathe or have a lathe, this is the course for you. Gaining a real insight into what can be achieved, after one day you will be able to leave with the completed, professionally finished masterpieces and a multitude of ideas and skills.

6 students are taught in a group during this course.

What you will learn

A step by step guide from selecting materials, drilling and gluing , the best ways of mounting the work piece, the tools used, and the best ways to polish an array of different materials including timber and acrylics. Demonstrating all the techniques you will need, this course will help you achieve a professional end product without making all the mistakes along the way.

This is a 'hands on' course, each student being able to work at their own pace. The course will be led by the tutor who will both demonstrate and explain the techniques to the group as a whole and individuals as required.


This course will be taught by Peter Hibbin.


This following course events are available at the Axminster Skill Centre in Devon:


3 places free


6 places free


6 places free

The following additional special course dates will be taught in-store at one of our Axminster Tool Centre Stores:

Course hours will run from 9am-5pm (including approximately half an hour for lunch).

Additional notes

All materials for set projects are included in the cost, as is tea/coffee and a light lunch on the day. Please check the course calendar for availability. Course hours will run from 9am - 5pm.

There is no upper age limit for students, however the minimum age is 14 years old and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course and must not be left unattended during class hours.

If you would like to read our terms and conditions click here.

This course includes required materials and tools, plus lunch!

Level: Beginner

Duration: 1 day

Price: £125.00

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