• Wood and metalworking - Gauteng

For Gauteng customers

Wood and metalworking training typically covers a wide range of skills and techniques essential for crafting and manipulating these materials. Here's an overview of what such training might include:

Introduction to Woodworking and Metalworking:

  • Overview of the basic principles and differences between woodworking and metalworking.
  • Understanding the properties of wood and metal.

Tool Identification:

  • Introduction to a variety of hand tools and power tools used in both disciplines.
  • Explanation of the purpose and proper usage of each tool.

Safety Protocols:

  • Emphasis on safety practices specific to woodworking and metalworking.
  • Instruction on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Material Selection:

  • Guidance on selecting the right type of wood or metal for a given project.
  • Understanding the characteristics of different wood species and metal alloys.

Measuring and Marking:

  • Techniques for accurate measuring and marking of materials before cutting or shaping.
  • Proper use of measuring tools such as rulers, calipers, and squares.

Cutting and Shaping:

  • Instruction on cutting techniques for wood and metal.
  • Proper use of saws, chisels, shears, and other cutting tools.

Joinery Techniques:

  • Overview of various wood joinery methods (e.g., mortise and tenon, dovetail, biscuit joinery).
  • Introduction to metal joining techniques (e.g., welding, brazing, soldering).

Finishing and Surface Treatment:

  • Techniques for sanding, staining, and finishing wood projects.
  • Introduction to surface treatment methods for metal (e.g., painting, plating, powder coating).

Tool Maintenance:

  • Importance of regular maintenance for both woodworking and metalworking tools.
  • Demonstration of cleaning, sharpening, and adjusting tools for optimal performance.

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Guidance on planning and executing woodworking and metalworking projects.
  • Incorporating design considerations and project management skills.

Safety and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Overview of safety regulations specific to woodworking and metalworking environments.
  • Adhering to local workplace safety guidelines.

Hands-On Projects:

  • Practical exercises allowing participants to apply the learned skills.
  • Supervised crafting of wood and metal projects to reinforce techniques.

Wood and metalworking training aims to provide participants with a solid foundation in both disciplines, enabling them to create functional and aesthetically pleasing projects while prioritizing safety and precision. The training may be tailored to different skill levels, from beginners to advanced craftsmen.

Event TypeTraining Course
Organiser NameElaine Symons
Organiser Emailelaines@vermontsales.co.za
Organiser Telephone0655846504
Dates2024-02-08 09:00:00 - 2024-12-31 16:00:00
Event Reminder Google Calendar Microsoft Live Download .ical reminder
Class/Event Length7 Hours
LocationVermont Sales Headquarters
192 Tsessebe Crescent
South Africa
-25.9497578 , 28.1407782
Seats available9998

Wood and metalworking - Gauteng

  • Code: CG-ITPT-2024
  • Availability: Seats Available!
  • Free!

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