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NTU Maker Club

Green Woodworking and Knife Carving Taster Sessions

four people taking part in a woodwork session

The Maker Club at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) offers staff and students the opportunity to be part a of creative community of learning and sharing, through practical craft-based activities.

Free to attend, the Maker Club delivers extracurricular workshops in an informal setting with support from staff and student mentors.

  • From: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 9.30 am
  • To: Thursday 26 April 2018, 3.30 pm
  • Location: Benefactors Court, Arkwright building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
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Event details

Practical hands-on experience of traditional woodworking tools will be offered within two parallel sessions:

Green Woodworking: this session will include use of pole lathes, shaving horses and associated tools and techniques; hosted by local craftsman and traditional chair maker Peter Wood.

Introduction to Knife Carving: this session will be hosted by Paul Adamson, a local spoon carver who will be offering attendees an introduction to knife carving and spatula making.

Reserve your place

Sessions take place at the following times on both days:

  • 9.30 am – 11 am
  • 11.30 am – 1 pm
  • 2 pm – 3.30 pm

These sessions are open to students and staff from across the University and are free to attend.

To reserve your place please email and specify which day and session you would like to join.

Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Follow #NTUMakerClub on Twitter for more information and insights into how these sessions progress.

Location details


Benefactors Court, Arkwright building


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Shakespeare Street

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