Box making for beginners



Lee Furniture offer a beginners course in Box Making. The tuition is one on one. This course is for the beginner interested in making furniture. Throughout the day we will make a box (see images) in solid Oak/Ash (Timber dependant on stock) There is an option to upgrade the box to Walnut timber during the course!! The course is hands on and will be based around using tools and machinery to plane and join for your box, use of hand tools to include the correct use of: Marking out tools Planes Chisels Scrapers Power tools There will be demonstrations throughout the day including chisel sharpening, planing and cutting wood. Unlike courses of this type elsewhere, this is a making course, not just assembling pre-cut planed components, you will plane from scratch sawmill-provided timber. At the end of the day you will have achieved the making of a solid oak box, and learned some of the techniques used in cabinet making. The Box is finished with modern style hinges and a oil/wax finish..

What's included in the price?

Wood is included in the course for practising your new skills. Tea and coffee included for the day. There is a cafe on site with hot and cold food if you wish to purchase lunch.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



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Lee Furniture are based in Nottingham, we offer cabinetmaking courses, learn to use woodworking tools and woodworking machinery, including planers, bandsaw, saws, routers etc.. The training is strictly one on one for your benefit. Find us at Courses include box making, chair making, basic design, veneering and more, courses can be tailored for the individual, ask us for more details.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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