By making a tray you will practise the most important processes, including removing the wane and cutting a plank, trueing and planing to size, safe sawing of narrow workpieces, mitre cuts, cutting edges on a table router, and formatting boards. As well as practising on the machines, you will learn the theory, plus information about practical and useful accessories.
Back in 1992, cabinet maker and social education worker Roland Heilmann set up the kurs.werkstatt course workshop in Munich and has since passed on his knowledge to interested students in numerous courses. As an author he has published tool-related articles and guides to building furniture in a variety of specialist magazines. At Dictum he leads courses, including those focusing on power tools.Roland Heilmann