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Women in Wood: Make your own picture frame

Celebrate International Women's Day at MakerSpace!


Description

MakerSpace is proud to celebrate International Women's Day with this class for women who want to learn some rad new skills!  

Furniture maker, Chi Yusuf, will introduce you to the woodworking tools and techniques for working with timber to make a beautiful timber frame that will make your image shine - maybe of a woman who inspires you?  At the end of this class you will take home beautiful a 30 x 40cm frame that you have made yourself from scratch, complete with mounting board and glass. 

You will be inducted into the MakerSpace & Co. wood workshop, and gain new wood working skills that will give you the confidence to make your own picture frames (and more!) in the future. The techniques you will learn are also applicable to a wide range of woodworking projects.

Wood and supplies, including mounting board and glass, are all included in the course price. 

 Lesson One

  • Discussing a range of materials used and how to work with them
  • How to choose and prepare wood for use
  • Preparing materials, planning, cutting and dressing timber
  • Mitre joinery methods
  • Grooves, rebates, measuring and marking

 Lesson Two

  • Mitre joinery methods
  • Grooves, rebates, measuring and marking
  • Timber finishing and treatments
  • Care of timber
  • Finishing of your piece

ABOUT YOUR TEACHER

Chi Yusuf is a talented furniture maker and MakerSpace tenant.  She is keen to share her furniture making experience in this class, with the hope of encouraging more women to take up working with wood.

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What you will learn

  • Timbers you might encounter, their properties and how to work with them.
  • How to choose and prepare wood for use.
  • Preparing materials, planning, cutting and dressing timber.

What you will get

  • Expert tuition from an expert coach.
  • All tools, materials and safety equipment are included in the price of the class.

What to bring

  • Your enthusiasm and chosen artworks

What to wear

Casual clothing. Please wear closed toe shoes and tie long hair back

Appropriate for

Open to everyone interested!


MakerSpace & Company

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A place for people to make things

Our agenda is to build a culture of innovation and excellence in Australian design, whilst strengthening the local community by bringing people together.

We are a place for locals to participate in the culture of making, and for visitors to experience the best in Australian Design across furniture, ceramics, metalwork, woodwork, industrial design and more.

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4.5 (2 reviews)
Bonnie
09 March 2021Women in Wood: Make your own picture frame
Definitely feel empowered after using all the power tools at Maker Space for the Women in Wood - Make your own picture frame course. The teacher Chi and her assistant Alicia were competent, fun and very patient with us. The end product is also amazing! And i didn't loose any fingers.
Jane
08 March 2021Women in Wood: Make your own picture frame
Such a great vibe and space.

Refund Policy

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at MakerSpace & Company or organised by MakerSpace & Company must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by MakerSpace & Company.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give MakerSpace & Company unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at MakerSpace & Company classes and events or on MakerSpace & Company's premises. (For use of MakerSpace & Company marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

MakerSpace & Company requires 5 days (120 hours) notice in writing prior to the class for a 75% refund or transfer.  If you miss this window, we recommend you gift (or sell) your place to someone who will use it and love it. Class places are fully transferable. Email hello@makerspace.org.au

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 Refunds: MakerSpace requires a minimum of 5 days (or 120 hour) notice in writing to receive a 75% refund for change of mind. If you miss this window, we recommend you gift (or sell) your place to someone who will use it and love it. Class places are fully transferable. Email hello@makerspace.org.au

 Cancellations: We rarely cancel classes, but occasional things come up beyond our control. Our classes are very small to ensure you have a great learning experience, but we need a minimum of 4 students to run most of our classes. If a class is cancelled, we will get in touch by phone or email, and discuss your options which include refund, credit or transfer to another date. 

Kids in classes: MakerSpace classes are designed for adults. Kids aged 14-17 can book this class on the condition that an accompanying adult also participates - which means booking two places. If you have questions about kids in the workshop, please read this.

 Terms and Conditions: All students must read and agree to our full Terms and Conditions, you can find them here.

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