Furniture Making Workshops
£150.00 – £240.00
Come for a day and make a stool or a whole weekend and take home a bench!
These workshops run concurrently – so if you’d like to book a day making a stool, you can book either day or book the whole weekend to make the bench
Perfect for absolute beginners.
Master some of the core aspects of furniture making, as you craft a simple, robust and beautiful 3-legged stool from cleft chestnut and seasoned hardwood seat. On this course you learn core skills and techniques of traditional furniture making, including using shavehorses, drawknives, and planes, and constructing solid joints with age old through and wedged round tenons.
For someone who wants to invest a little more time in creating a larger piece of furniture for the home – our tutor Tim will take you through how to make a beautiful bench over the weekend. You will learn core skills and techniques of traditional furniture making, and use the Japanese scorching technique of Shou Sugi Ban to take a recycled scaffold plank to a gorgeous finish. Leaving with a completed bench, without the need for nails.
All courses take place at our workshop on Stepney City Farm, Stepney Way, London, E1 3DG unless otherwise stated
All course bookings are non refundable, and class dates cannot be transferred once booked