Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from all the crew at NZTBS. The school will be closed over the Christmas New Year period but we’ll be back in February with a new schedule of courses for 2019.

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Very enjoyable Veneering course today

Many thanks to Warren Howard for sharing just a small part of his enormous skill with us today. It was great to be able to dive right in and start making something with helpful guidance to correct our little whoopsies! Everyone managed to finish their sample boards and had something to take home, along with many new skills learned.

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Essential skills course 28/29 April 2018

Introduction to epoxy resin and glue systems Gluing and Fibre glassing plywood Sharpening common hand tools Selection and use of power tools Selection and setup of woodworking machinery Reading plans and drawing components from scale drawings and much more..

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Steam Bending Ribs Course

Great course last Saturday on steam bending ribs, 8 students attended and learned all the skills required to remove old ribs, select timber, cut, steam bend and install the new ribs with copper nails and roves.  The tutor was Paul Tingey

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Opening Courses 2017

A one day course featuring keynote speakers from multiple aspects of the marine boating industry.This one day course will provide you with invaluable information about maintaining your classic boat during the winter months; covering aspects of marine engines, marine sealants, electrical, as well as canopies.

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