Woodwork Workshop for Beginners

Wooden planter with mitred rim


Come and learn the basics of woodwork to give you a new life skill. It's fun and not as difficult as you might think. Aimed at ladies who have no experience but chaps are welcome too.
You can make a wooden planter for your garden, a raised bed, a garden gate, a window box for your home or a spice rack for your kitchen, to take home with you.

You will learn how to use basic hand tools including saws, staplers, drills and battery driven screwdrivers. Tuition will include how to plan and measure, how to cut, join, glue and sand down, use workbenches and clamps to make life easier.

You are welcome to bring your own tools if you wish but everything will be provided for you. The day is limited to just 4 people to ensure you have individual attention and help with your project.

The workshop is a light airy space with glorious views over the surrounding countryside.

I have been doing woodwork projects all my life and I run upholstery classes every week so I am used to teaching and giving people the confidence to tackle projects on their own.

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?

Full tuition for the day, refreshments mid-morning and afternoon. Lunch is not included but there is an excellent cafe 5 mins away in a perfect river-side setting with good home-made food. Or you are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the workshop or outside with a glorious view.

There will be a small additional charge for the wood you use for your project, which you can pay on the day and will be £10 - £20 depending on your project.


Sue Marsden at Tuffett

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
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