Les Thorne is not only a professional turner, but he is also an exceptional individual who has dedicated himself to the craft of turning wood.
Over the years, Les has had the privilege of sharing his knowledge and expertise with countless students. Through his guidance, he has transformed the abilities of so many aspiring turners, helping them improve their turning to a new level.
One of Les’s greatest strengths lies in his deep understanding of tool presentation and techniques. He has spent years refining his approach and has mastered the art of conveying his knowledge to others. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced turner, Les has the unique ability to tailor his teachings to suit your individual needs, ensuring that you not only learn but also grow as a turner.
Choosing to learn from Les Thorne means embarking on a journey of discovery and self-improvement. His supportive teaching style will inspire and empower you to reach new heights in your turning abilities. So, whether you dream of creating intricate bowls, elegant spindle work, or artistic sculptures, Les Thorne will take your turning skills to a whole new level.
Timing: 9am – 4pm
Your Day Includes:
Use of Tools (If you have your own tools, we recommend you bring them to use)
Use of any required consumables or other equipment
Lunch at the onsite coffee shop
PPE and Insurance
How To Book:
Choose a green date on the calendar
Dates with availability are green.
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Indicate your level of experience and requirements and the name of the person(s) coming.
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Click the ‘Check Availability’ button
We’ll check and confirm the date.
We’ll then check your requested date is available and send you a confirmation of the date and link to pay, or contact you with an alternative date.
A non-refundable deposit of £50.00 per person is due at the time of confirmation unless you are booking within 14 days of the course in which case, the full balance is due. After deposit payment has been made, an invoice for the balance will be sent which will be due no less than 14 days prior to the course. See our Terms and Conditions for full details.
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