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An Introduction to Woodworking

  • Starts 28 Jan
  • 550 Australian dollars
  • Commercial Road

Available spots


Service Description

An Introduction to Woodworking is a 2 day course which covers the fundamentals of working with timber. No prior knowledge is required to get the most out of this course; however, woodworkers with some experience will greatly benefit from many of the theories and practices that will be presented throughout the course. The course will cover the making process from selecting, ordering, and preparing timber for furniture making—to design principles and surface preparation for finishing. Participants will apply theory to practice using a range of hand tools and machines with an emphasis on safe machine use. This course is not a project-based course. It is designed to provide a broad range of information using a small project for education purposes. Our aim is to communicate a selection of essential principles and techniques that will help participants to more confidently design and make in timber. What to bring: Bring a notebook and pen. Wear sturdy, closed toe shoes and avoid loose clothing.  Food: Morning tea will be provided at 11:00am each day. Lunch break is from 1-2pm. Lunch is not provided but there are a range of restaurants, cafes and takeaway food businesses in the area. The studio space has a small kitchenette and dining area. The tutors: Rhys Jones Rhys studied wood furniture at the ANU School of Art in Canberra, and later completed a Master of Architecture at the University of Melbourne. He has a passion for sharing his knowledge and discoveries and has extensive experience teaching furniture making and design across multiple woodworking schools and workshops in Australia and overseas. He currently works in a Sydney-based architecture firm, is a member of Splinter Workshop, and teaches at Chisel & Dowel Woodworking School. Sebastian Wood Sebastian is a designer and maker specialising in bespoke pieces of furniture, joinery and cabinetry. He has worked as a production coordinator for a small timber furniture company, and has spent the past three years working as a furniture maker with Tim Noone Furniture Design. Sebastian has over 6 years of teaching experience at Heartwood Creative Woodworking. He is a member of Splinter Workshop and currently teaches at Chisel & Dowel Woodworking School.


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

  • 10 Commercial Road, Kingsgrove NSW, Australia

    0400685533

    hello@chiselanddowel.com

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