Beginner Woodworking Introduction to Hand & Power Tools

Cost: $350

Instructor: Rob Fabris

Difficulty: Beginner

Duration: 1 day. Starts at 9am and will finish at 5pm – (1/2 hr lunch).

Course dates

Sunday, 19 November 2023


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Are you a woodworking enthusiast looking to take your skills to the next level?  Our Introduction to Hand & Power Tools course for woodworkers is just what you need! Join Rob Fabris for this one-day hands-on course, specifically tailored for woodworking.  You will be guided through the proper and safe use of various hand and power tools. You will also learn how to sharpen and maintain your tools.

You will be shown how to use:

  • Measuring and marking tools
  • Hand saws – both traditional & Japanese
  • Chisels
  • Planes
  • Scrapers
  • Hammers/Mallets
  • Clamps
  • Jig Saw
  • Random Orbit Sander
  • Drills & Impact Driver
  • Biscuit Joiner
  • Domino
  • Trim Router

There will be plenty of time for questions, so please feel free to ask away!

We provide the eye and ear protection and disposable dust masks – but please bring your own if you have them. Please wear sensible footwear that completely covers the foot.

Power Tools on a woodworking bench


Rob Fabris
Rob Fabris

In 1996 Rob completed “Designing in Wood” at the Coles School of Woodcraft. Since 1998 his workshop has been located in Box Hill where he has been making bespoke furniture and teaching woodworking courses.

Payment information

Payment: Full fee payment is required for all courses with your application.

Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation email of your enrolment along with a paid in full tax invoice.

Cancellation: Course places are limited. If a course has to be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments, we will notify you and issue you with a full refund or arrange a transfer to another class.


  • If you need to withdraw from a class, please notify us immediately.
  • For withdrawal less than 3 weeks prior to the course and where the booking cannot be refilled OR failure to attend the course – NO refunds or transfers are allowed

GST: All prices include GST

Course Information

$350 incl.gst (includes all materials)

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