Woodworking
Short Courses

See the exciting range of woodworking short courses we offer from our Melbourne based woodworking school below.

Course offerings

Beginner Woodworking – Make Your Own Side Table with Rob Fabris (4 day) – $1300 

Join Rob Fabris for this four-day project-based introduction to furniture making course for beginners with a maximum of 6 students. Rob will introduce you to the fundamentals of joinery and woodwork through the process of making a small side table out of beautiful Tasmanian Myrtle.

Beginner Woodworking – Box Making with Remy Tramoy (1 day) – $475

Join Remy Tramoy for this one-day course for beginners. As one of only 5 students, you will be introduced to the process of box making using traditional techniques. The course focuses on developing hand skills.

Furniture Restoration with Ben Hodgetts (2 day) – $650

Join Master Restorer, Ben Hodgetts for this two-day Furniture Restoration intensive. You will work on your own period or modern furniture / items and learn the techniques required to bring them back to life.

A collection of hand and power tools for home diy

Introduction to Hand & Power Tools for Home DIY with Andrew Fabris (1 day) – $400

Are you a Home DIY enthusiast looking to enhance your skills or learn the fundamentals of hand and power tools? Join Andrew Fabris, “Master Carpenter”, for this one-day hands-on course with a Home DIY focus.  You will be guided through the proper and safe use of various hand and power tools.

veneered tray course project

Introduction to Veneering – Make your own Veneered Tray with Louen Pinpin-Menez (2 day) – $750

Join Louen Pinpin-Menez for this two-day project-based course for beginners with a maximum of 5 students only.  Louen will introduce you to the fundamentals of veneering and woodwork through the process of making a veneered tray.

straw marquetry squares

Introduction to Straw Marquetry with Laura Inguaggiato (2 day) – $750

Prepare to be inspired and captivated by the beauty of Straw Marquetry.  You will learn step-by-step techniques to create geometric patterns using this unique natural medium.  This course is suitable for beginners and all tools and materials are supplied.

Beginner Woodworking – Veneering Techniques with Rob Fabris (2 day) – $750

Join Rob Fabris for this two-day hands-on course suitable for beginners and learn the fundamentals of veneering. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the materials, tools and techniques.

Wood Finishing – Introduction to timber finishing using VOC Free Hard Wax Oils & Natural Timber Oils with Richard Lloyd (1 day) – $295

Join Richard Lloyd for this one-day introduction to timber finishing course using environmentally friendly VOC free hard wax oils and natural timber oils.  You will have the opportunity to practice applying these finishes using various techniques.

intricate straw marquetry patterns on two boards

Advanced Straw Marquetry with Laura Inguaggiato (2 day) – $750

Join us for this two-day hands-on Advanced Straw Marquetry workshop.  Laura will continue your adventure with Straw Marquetry and with her expert guidance you will learn step-by-step techniques to create more intricate patterns using this unique natural medium.  Pre-requisite:  Must have attended our Introduction course first.  All tools and materials are supplied.

Short courses coming soon

Intermediate Whisky/Wine Cabinet

Dovetails

Date

Sunday
21 April 2024

Sat/Sun
4/5 May 2024

Sat/Sun
18/19 & 25/26 May 2024

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15/16 June 2024

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22/23 June 2024

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10/11 & 17/18 August 2024

Saturday
31 August 2024

Course

Intro to Hand & Power Tools for Home DIY

Furniture Restoration

Make your own Side Table

Veneering Techniques

Furniture Restoration

Make your own Side Table

Box Making

Duration

1 day

2 days

4 days

2 days

2 days

4 days

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Time

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10am-5pm

9am-5pm

8.45am-5pm

Cost

$400

$650

$1300

$750

$650

$1300

$475

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