Jewellery box workshop using reclaimed hardwood



In this course, participants will dive into the world of upcycling and craftsmanship by learning how to create a stunning jewellery box using reclaimed materials. Reclaimed wood offers a rich character and history that adds a unique touch to woodworking projects. This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to repurpose salvaged materials into a beautiful and functional jewellery box. Through hands-on instruction and guided practice, participants will gain confidence in working with reclaimed wood and develop the craftsmanship required to create an exquisite piece. If you have any questions about the course or would like to enquire about additional course dates, please feel free to contact me through the "message the tutor" button on this page.

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Course Outline: Session 1: Introduction and Design Introduction to the concept of upcycling and the benefits of using reclaimed materials. Discussion on design considerations and inspiration for jewellery box projects. Brainstorming and sketching individual jewellery box designs. Session 2: Sourcing and Preparing Reclaimed Materials Guidance on sourcing reclaimed wood and other salvaged materials for the project. Techniques for cleaning, de-nailing, and preparing the reclaimed wood. Demonstrations of tools and methods for working with reclaimed materials. Session 3: Joinery Techniques Overview of joinery techniques suitable for jewellery box construction. Demonstrations and practice exercises on creating strong and precise joints using reclaimed wood. Guidance on selecting appropriate joinery methods based on design and materials. Session 4: Construction and Assembly Step-by-step guidance on constructing the jewellery box using reclaimed wood. Practice in cutting, shaping, and assembling the box components. Individualized support and troubleshooting as participants progress with their projects. Session 5: Finishing and Detailing Introduction to finishing techniques that enhance the natural beauty of reclaimed wood. Demonstrations and practice exercises on sanding, staining, and applying protective finishes. Guidance on adding unique details and personalization to the jewellery box. Session 6: Final Touches and Conclusion Final assembly and detailing of the jewellery box. Discussion on proper care and maintenance of reclaimed wood projects. Sharing of completed projects, group feedback, and reflections. By the end of the course, participants will have crafted a one-of-a-kind jewellery box using reclaimed materials, showcasing their creativity and woodworking skills. you will have gained a deeper understanding of upcycling and the potential of salvaged materials, along with the craftsmanship required to transform them into functional and aesthetically pleasing pieces. This course serves as an inspiration for participants to incorporate sustainability and creativity into their woodworking practice and encourages them to continue exploring the possibilities of reclaimed materials in future projects.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Father's Day
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Hen dos
  • Residential
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
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Glebe Farm, Astbury, CONGLETON, Cheshire east, CW12 4RQ