Make A Table - 8 Week Evening Woodwork Course



This 8 week evening course is the first in a series of projects inspired by designer Victor Papeneck's book Nomadic Furniture.

Overseen by our expert team of award winning furniture makers, participants will learn traditional woodworking techniques using hand tools.

The course will include marking out, planing, chiselling, sawing, sanding and finishing.

The project will be yours to take home as a testament to your new skills.

Suitable for levels, including beginners.

All materials and tools will be provided for use while on the course. The New School of Furniture Making is run from a well-equipped workshop in Bermondsey. All tutors are professional furniture makers who share the workshop and collaborate on commissions as well as teaching a range of courses. The atmosphere is fun and creative, with groups kept small to allow for optimum contact with the tutor.

TIMES: Tuesday Evenings 6-9pm

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. You may wish to bring a notepad and pen to make notes.

Please bring an apron. if you don't have one they are available to buy on the website.

We have tea, coffee and biscuits.


Emma Leslie at New School of Furniture Making

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Sugarhouse Studios, Collett Road
SE16 4DJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


24 hours (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

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