Description

2 Day Course - suitable for all level

Use the traditional technique of steam bending to experience the art and craft of making Shaker Boxes. You will learn how to layout, cut, shape, feather and pin the fingers to create your own set of three Cherry boxes in graduating sizes.

Attractively detailed with copper tacks, the colour and figure of the timber will be enhanced using a traditional shellac and wax finish. This is a fun and addictive process that produces beautiful results.

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Class Schedule

Duration: 13 hours over 2 consecutive Sundays

What you will learn
  • Use the traditional technique of steam bending to experience the art and craft of making Shaker Boxes.
  • Learn how to layout, cut, shape, feather and pin the fingers to create your own set of three Cherry boxes in graduating sizes.
  • Attractively detailed with copper tacks, the colour and figure of the timber will be enhanced using a traditional shellac and wax finish.
What you will get
  • Course fee incl. all materials, consumables and finishes for 3 beautiful boxes.
  • Morning and afternoon tea.

What to bring
  • Your interest to learn!
What to wear

Casual and comfortable clothing is recommended. Sturdy covered in shoes a must. We will provide our signature aprons for the duration of the course.

Appropriate for

Suitabel for all levels of woodworkers.


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Heartwood Creative Woodworking

Vendor sincce 2016

Creative at Heart? Learn the art and craft of working with wood at our workshop!

At Heartwood Creative Woodworking you can master the traditional skills of creating beautiful objects in wood.

Using finely crafted hand tools and learning from a master craftsman, you will discover your own surprising abilities, and find new levels of patience and appreciation for beauty in the items you craft by hand.

Come and meet owner and principal instructor Stuart Faulkner at the workshop located in Sydney's inner city suburb of Marrickville and see the possibilities.

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