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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.

 
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Making an Ottoman at Union St

  • Union St 18-20 Union Street Sheffield, England, S1 2JR United Kingdom (map)
 

This workshop is fully booked. We have another ‘Making an Ottoman at Union St’ workshop planned for the 9th of March.

Back by popular demand! You all said I need to have another of these workshops, so here you go.

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. You really need about 1.5 metres, but most shops sell fabric by the metre.

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

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 two hours, have a break, and come back to finish the upholstery.

We’ll treat you to a cuppa. Please bring your own lunch or buy food from the fab Union St cafe.

This workshop is fully booked. We have another ‘Making an Ottoman at Union St’ workshop planned for the 9th of March.

Earlier Event: November 10
Making Tiered Planters at Union St
Later Event: February 9
Making Coat Racks at Union St