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09-08-2013 08:47 AM

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Hi guys I’m due to leave the military soon after 12 years service and as part of my resettlement package I wanted to finally start learning some skills for woodworking. It’s something I’ve always wanted to spend time doing but because of the job never had the time.

The two courses available to me are a 6 week city and guilds in joinery or a 6 week fine woodworking course.

I’m interested in learning to experiment making furniture and individual pieces rather than site work, but I don’t know which course would be most beneficial to pick up useful and essential skills.

Any help wood be great


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#1 posted 09-08-2013 01:18 PM

Can you take BOTH classes? As they say in the hills, “You cant NEVER get enough learnin” :-)

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#2 posted 09-08-2013 01:27 PM

I wish unfortunately due to the cost of each course and because of the way the MOD funds resettlement course I only have enough funding for one course at this moment. So am unsure which to choose.

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#3 posted 09-08-2013 02:19 PM

Just my thoughts and questions…..
Do you have enough basic skills/knowledge? What equipment do you have? Hand tools, power tools, or both in the picture?
These answers might help us help you.


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