Stool & Bench Making Workshop
£150.00 – £240.00
Make a traditional three-legged stool or extend your class to the full weekend and take home a hand crafted bench!
1 Day Stool Making Class 10am-6pm – you can book either Saturday or Sunday
2 Day Bench Making Weekend 10am – 6pm – Saturday & Sunday
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