2017 TERM 1 Tuesday Evening Tutor Session - KOITOYA Japanese woodwork course
Note : This Application is only for Term 1
Term 1 (31 Jan – 4 Apr) $550
Tuesday nights x 10 weeks, 10 x 3 hour sessions
This is a great opportunity for students of all levels to undertake their own projects under the expert tuition. This class will be based on the hand skills with some machine work as well. Classes are limited to 6 students. There are 8 to 10 classes per term, with 4 terms per year.
If you are unsure of an appropriate project, I can advise you on suitable projects appropriate to your level of skill. These classes are ongoing and offer a great opportunity to join a group of like minded enthusiasts. You can have an additional option to access workshop space with appropriate induction to the machines.
Examples of projects undertaken:
Bring your own project. The program typically start with at least a few nights tutoring in woodwork hand skills.
Past student’s project examples: Kids bed with mortise and tenon joint, making wooden puzzles, dovetail box.
Popular program example
Japanese Tool Making takes 10 nights to make a 48mm smooth plane, spoke shave plane or marking gauge
Sliding dovetail stool making takes about 10 nights to make your own R-plane and use it to make sliding dovetail joints
Term 1 (31 Jan – 4 Apr) $550, 10 x 3 hour sessions, 10 weeks
Term 2 (2 May – 22 June) $495 , 9 x 3 hour sessions, 9 weeks
Application opens on 4 Apr
Term 3 (18 Jul – 26 Sept) $440 , 8 x 3 hour session, 8 weeks
(Note: There will be a mid term break of 3 to 4 weeks due to Hiroshi's project in Japan.
The break is planned around in mid July- mid Aug.)
Applications open 22 June
Term 4 (31 Oct – 12 Dec) $385 , 7 x 3 hour sessions, 7 weeks
Application opens on 26 Sep
*Discount: For attendance in Term 1, 2 and 3 - 9% discount for Term 4
*Material fees are not included.
Saturday Machine Safety Workshop (9:30-15:30)
Limited to current students only, to get extra lectures about machine safety and usage.
This is optional. The fee will be charged on the door on the day.
11 Feb Induction 1. Jointer, thicknesser, panel saw $80, 10 x 6 hours session
18 Feb Induction 2. Mortiser, router, panel saw $80, 10 x 6 hours session