Woodwork Courses

Of course you can: nail a new skill with our do it yourself (DIY) courses in Sydney.

Ever thought about learning Woodwork? Learn with us to gain skills, be creative, and enjoy that “I made it myself” moment?

We offer hands-on practical learning experiences, in small groups, led by enthusiastic and experienced tutors. Most woodwork classes are run at The Bower in Redfern.

As a not-for-profit education provider with 30 years of experience in adult education, we offer high-quality courses, workshops, and studios to help you gain new knowledge and skills you can put into practice right away.

Which woodwork course are you interested in?

Basic Carpentry CourseMake a Bird Feeder or a BirdhouseFurniture RestorationFurniture Restoration – Shabby ChicPicture FramingPlanter Box DIY | Stool Making WorkshopUpholstery Introduction WorkshopWoodwork for BeginnersWoodwork IntermediateFurniture Painting WorkshopFurniture Repair and Restoration Workshop

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Woodwork: Stool Workshop

Learn how to build your own wood stool in this Woodwork class in Sydney. Have you wanted to get into the woodwork, but you’re not sure how? Join this class to learn basic traditional chair making and timber shaping skills. In this course, you will be using second-hand materials to make a small stakes leg stool using traditional tools and methods. Class sizes are kept small to ensure a maximal learning experience. Please ensure you will be able to attend all sessions of the course....

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Woodwork: Stool Workshop

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$299 Limited GST free / $239.20 / $269.10
Woodwork: Stool Workshop

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$299 Limited GST free / $239.20 / $269.10

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Furniture Restoration Course: Shabby Chic

Learn how to upcycle vintage furniture to shabby chic style at this Woodwork course in Sydney. Discover how easy and affordable it is to acquire and restore period furniture pieces in this popular decorator style. You’ll learn what kind of items to look out for and how to buy, prepare, finish and sell ‘upcycled’ furniture. It’s a great way to save decorating dollars, reduce landfill – and even make money from your garage. This course looks at different timbers, styles and finishes...

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Furniture Restoration Course: Shabby Chic

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$179 Limited inc GST / $143.20 / $161.10
Session 1 & 2: Saturdays 10am – 1pm. Session 3: Sunday 8.30am – 1.30pm.

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Upholstery Introduction Workshop

Learn the basic skills of upholstery, and more, with our woodworking courses in Sydney. Ever wanted to learn the basics of upholstery, but not known where to begin? This hands-on weekend DIY course could be for you! In this course, you will learn the basics for upholstering a flat surface (e.g. a dining chair, a bed-head) by creating a milk-crate upholstered seat base. You’ll take home your very own upholstered seat base, as well as valuable upholstery skills. Please note that we...

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$110 Limited inc GST / $88 / $99

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Woodwork Course for Beginners

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Woodwork: Intermediate Course

Learn how to build your own wood side table, with this woodwork course in Sydney. This woodwork course is a follow up to the Woodwork for Beginners course. Continuing with the principles learned in the Beginners course (working with reused materials using tools and equipment you’re likely to have at home, or can buy cheaply or secondhand) the students are guided through the process of building a small side table, utilizing several traditional joinery techniques. Through the course,...

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Woodwork: DIY Planter Box Course

Learn how to build your own planter box in this Woodwork class in Sydney. In this workshop you will design and create your own planter box with The Bower while gaining the knowledge and hands-on experience to construct a planter box from reclaimed timbers. Whether for inside or outside use, planter boxes add beauty to any place as well as many health benefits. With the right planter box, you are perfectly equipped for growing your own plants, herbs, fruit & vegetables or flowers....

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Learn how to build a native bee hive in this Woodwork class in Sydney. Bees – both native and introduced – play an important role in our food supply, and for our entire ecosystem to function. Sadly, bee populations are at risk due to habitat loss, climate change, disease and other factors. In this hands-on DIY Native Bee Hive course, you will be introduced to the many native bee varieties and their importance to our biodiversity, while learning the carpentry skills to build your...

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Learn how to make a bird feeder (Birdhouse) Course

Learn to craft birdhouses, and more, from scratch with our woodwork courses in Sydney Build a homemade birdhouse in this one-day workshop and learn basic carpentry knowledge and skills to construct a simple nest box for endangered native bird species from reclaimed material. By doing so, you are supporting local birdlife and gain a slug and bug buster. Discuss your ideas with the tutor and go home with a nest box you can take home with the fixings and knowledge to install box...

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Picture Framing Essentials Course

Learn the essentials of picture framing in this Woodwork course in Sydney. This two-day workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the world of picture framing. Whether you are looking to work in the framing industry or plan to make frames at home, this course will expose you to all the information, resources and suppliers you need to pursue your framing goals. You will learn the fundamental techniques required to make a picture frame – whilst being exposed to the correct trade...

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