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AU$160.00

Intro to Woodwork Machinery: 5 Board Bench

Intro to Woodwork Machinery: 5 Board Bench

Next Available: Thu, 16 Dec 6:00PM (AEDT)
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3 hours 30 minutes
Over 100 people have attended this class

Description

We are thrilled to present this class in partnership with Handkrafted.

 Get a great introduction to the principles of woodworking. Use the concepts and skills you learn to build yourself a beautiful 5 board bench. Once you understand the design and assembly of this simple and robust bench, the design can be modified to form stools, tables, dressers, etc. All tools and materials are included in the class price.

 We will cover:

  • Workshop orientation including OHS procedure.
  • Project action plan and cutting list.
  • Making square cuts.
  • Wooden bench completed by end of class.

Key Skills:

  • Safe workshop practice.
  • Marking and measuring.
  • Square joints.
  • Assembly order and technique.

 

ABOUT THE HEART OF WOOD

This class was designed by expert woodworker Geoff Belanger of Heart of Wood. See some of his work at https://www.handkrafted.com/heartofwood
Handkrafted connects people with passionate makers to commission quality custom furniture and goods. They have brought together hundreds of Australian independent, bespoke craftspeople and artisans who specialise in producing high quality, sustainably made pieces.

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What you will learn

  • Workshop orientation including OHS procedure.
  • Project action plan and cutting list.
  • Making square cuts.

What you will get

  • Expert tuition from an expert coach.
  • Learn great new skills to kick start your woodworking journey
  • Take home a beautiflully crafted bench

What to bring

  • Just your enthusiasm!

What to wear

Casual (Warning: this might get messy). Wear closed shoes and tie long hair back.

Appropriate for

Open to everyone interested!


MakerSpace & Company

257 Reviews

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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4.8 (14 reviews)
Anders
05 November 2021Intro to Woodwork Machinery: 5 Board Bench
Very practical. I learned a lot in a short amount of time.
Martina
13 June 2021Intro to Woodwork Machinery: 5 Board Bench
Great! Had fun. Learnt confidence using power tools
Ryan
24 May 2021Intro to Woodwork Machinery: 5 Board Bench
Fun way to spend a Sunday. As a not very experienced wood worker, learnt a bunch of handy hints and walked away with a new bench seat for the backyard. 👌
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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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