Intensive Woodworking Courses 2017

*There are currently no places available for these courses.  Places may become available during the year and will be indicated below.

For more information and enrolment, please contact: Dale Dryen, Sturt School for Wood Coordinator - phone: 02 4860 2083 or email: ddryen@sturt.nsw.edu.au - or download Application for Term by Term Enrolment Form (PDF document).

» Individual Term Application Form

EXTENDED FINE WOODWORKING COURSES 

30 February - 7 April (10 weeks)
An introduction to fine woodworking with Neil & Pam Erasmus (WA)

Start the way you mean to continue by learning the right way from the beginning. Learn how to look after your hand tools, set up your bench and workshop, make a range of hand tools and then construct the perfect hanging tool cabinet to keep them in. This term will get you started with the principles of using hand tools and the basics of safe use of machinery.

All levels – $5350 + materials

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18 April - 23 June (10 weeks)
Joints and curves with Paul Nicholson & David Upfill-Brown

Make your own dovetail saw and then use it to learn the art of dovetail joints. Develop and build a piece of furniture that incorporates a traditional drawer. Learn a range of curving techniques that may include, steam bending, coopering, laminating or kerfing.

Intermediate/Advanced – $5,350 + materials

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10 July - 22 September (11 weeks)
Designing, prototyping and completing a project with Phoebe Everill (VIC)

Start designing your own projects including the prototyping and construction of your own batch project for potential commercial sale.

Advanced – $5,350 + materials

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3 October - 10 November (6 weeks)
Design and make a chair with Isabelle Moore (Scotland)

Cover design and prototyping, structural concerns, ergonomics, relevant materials and processes, production and basic upholstery.  Bring your own tool kit.

Advanced – $4,000 + materials