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Workshops

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Workshops

Never used a drill? We want you to feel confident making your own handcrafted projects. Join us for a beginners woodworking workshop led by women. These sessions support similar experiences for children.

Want a bespoke workshop for your birthday, a girl guides group or in a community space? We're open to new ideas and offer workshops private and public workshops to suit your needs - get in touch.

 
Making an Ottoman
Dec
14
10:00 AM10:00

Making an Ottoman

Tickets for Ottomans go fast, book early to avoid disappointment.

If you've never used a drill, this workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of a drill. You'll learn to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job.

You'll take home a handcrafted ottoman with hidden storage.

Please bring 2 meters of fabric to personalise your ottoman.

The finished product will measure slightly larger than 50cm x 50cm and 30cm tall.

At this workshop, you can learn these techniques and skills:

  • The basics of using a drill

  • Installing hardware - hinges

  • Using a handsaw

  • Upholstery

  • Making pocket holes with the Kreg Jig System

What’s included

  • All tools and material will be provided

  • Safe working practices

  • Introduction to tools and techniques

  • Personal protective equipment plus apron to wear

  • Unlimited answers to your questions

  • Teas and Coffees

This is a long workshop with a 30-minute break to rest your brain, feet and hands. We'll do all the woodwork in the first three hours, have a break, and come back to finish the upholstery.

Please bring your own lunch or buy food from one of our local cafes.

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Making Coat Racks at Union St
Feb
9
11:00 AM11:00

Making Coat Racks at Union St

You'll take home a handcrafted coat rack to add extra storage to an entryway, utility room or bedroom. If you've never used a drill, this workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of a drill. You'll learn to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job.

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Making Coat Racks at Union St
Oct
13
11:30 AM11:30

Making Coat Racks at Union St

You'll take home a handcrafted coat rack to add extra storage to an entryway, utility room or bedroom. If you've never used a drill, this workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of a drill. You'll learn to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job.

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Making Coat Racks at Union St
Apr
7
11:30 AM11:30

Making Coat Racks at Union St

You'll take home a handcrafted coat rack to add extra storage to an entryway, utility room or bedroom. If you've never used a drill, this workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of a drill. You'll learn to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job.

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