Casual Bench Rental: Full Day

Rent a bench and use our equipment on your project

Over 20 people have attended this class


Students who have not attended the studio before are required to take part in a 1-hour safety and tool maintenance induction. Whilst we understand this may be arbitrary for some advanced students, it is important for your and others' safety. 

Rent a bench at the workshop and use our equipment. Due to increasing demand on the studio benches, we have limited casual rental to Friday 10 am and 3 pm. Please call to confirm booking if you require tuition. Students are required to have completed Introduction to "Jewellery Making Skills Stage 1 "  and or have demonstrated jewellery making skills to rent a bench.There is a consumable charge of $5.00(inclusive of GST) per session which is payable on the day.

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What you will learn

  • Come and rent a bench at the workshop and use our equipment.
  • Work on your own projects independently and/or with tuition.

What you will get

  • 1-hour safety and tool maintenance induction if new to workshop

What to bring

  • Bring your own consumables, such as solder, saw blades and burs.

What to wear

Jeans/long pants,tee shirt,closed in shoes and hair tied back if long.

Appropriate for

To rent a bench, students are required to have completed "Introduction to Jewellery Making Skills Stage 1" and or have demonstrated jewellery making skills.

Contemporary Metal

Vendor since 2016

We are a contemporary jewellery studio and gallery run by local jeweller Philip Noakes, who has over forty years experience in making and teaching in the industry. Philip has exhibited extensively around Australia, and makes his own work and private commisions, as well as teaching from the studio.

Contemporary Metal offers jewellers and students access to a fully equipped studio including: rolling mill, soldering and melting torches, pendant drills, vacuum casting, vulcaniser and wax injector, hydraulic press, lathe, tumbler, polisher, ultrasonic, large dapping sets and lapidary equipment.

We have benches available for hire on a casual, weekly or ongoing basis.

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5.0 (4 reviews)
15 January 2018Casual Bench Rental: Full Day
Excellent facilities. Excellent tuition as usual...
16 January 2017Casual Bench Rental: Full Day
Excellent lesson - rapid introduction to techniques, help and instruction from the expert teacher, excellent facilities, and 100% tailored towards the project I wanted to do. Very good value for money and very interesting.
18 December 2016Casual Bench Rental: Full Day
Excellent new venue, first class workshop facilities and tuition. Phillip's extensive knowledge is readily available throughout the workshops. He provides encouragement and tips with patience and good humour.
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Refund Policy

Contemporary Metal requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Contemporary Metal to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Contemporary Metal or organised by Contemporary Metal must agree to these terms and conditions.


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 Contemporary Metal.


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


Contemporary Metal requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


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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