Carve A Laminated Half Size Rocking Horse Course - August 2019
3 day carving course 1st, 2nd & 3rd August 2019. Carve a Half Size Laminated rocking horse with instruction from Michael Wem.
3 day carving course 1st, 2nd & 3rd August 2019.
Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse carved in Plywood and designed by Anthony Dew. Finished size approx. 36” long x 21” high x 8” wide (900 x 540 x 195mm)
These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. Michael will show you how, using traditional hand tools and the latest electric carving tools which are ideal for this beautiful laminated horse. Previous carving experience in not necessary and all skill levels are accommodated, and each student will be taught all the techniques to successfully carve the Mini Rocky. Sanding, varnishing, fitting stand or bow rocker & tacking up is not included in this course but can be easily finished at home.
The course fee includes:-
- Three days individual tuition with Michael Wem.
- Use of workshop equipment and all carving tools.
- Lunch, usually cold meats and salads, as well as refreshments
- Mini Rocky timber pack on bow rockers including the bows which you will assemble later. (You may carve the Mini Rocky on a safety stand for an additional £15.) Accessories and tack to finish the horse are also not included.
The Mini Rocky carving courses courses run 9:30am till 4pm on the first two days, 9:30am to 3pm on the final day (but we will start earlier and run later if need be!), with a maximum of 6 students on each course. These Mini Rocky courses take place in our purpose built workshop.
Accommodation is not included, but we can recommend several local B & Bs, pubs or hotels, and will send you a list on request.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDSTo cancel your place please inform us at least 14 days in advance. A charge of £50 will be made on all cancellations made within 14 days of the course.
" ... thank you very much for your help & excellent service. Our horse now looks very fine & has been much admired by visiting friends." Pat Herbert