Join Wood Academy’s Term 2 Classes

As the season shifts and the vibrant hues of autumn embrace us, Wood Academy is thrilled to welcome you to another term filled with the promise of discovery, creativity, and craftsmanship. Nestled in the heart of Marrickville, Sydney, our academy is a sanctuary for those eager to delve into the world of woodworking, from novices taking their first step to seasoned artisans seeking to refine their skills. With our top-tier facilities and passionate instructors, Wood Academy is your premier gateway to the art of woodworking.

Evening Adventures in Woodcraft

Begin Your Journey: Introduction to Woodworking

Embark on an eight-week adventure every Wednesday evening with our Introduction to Woodworking class. Guided by our passionate instructors, you’ll traverse the foundational landscapes of woodworking, crafting projects that not only teach you the basics but also ignite your love for the craft. From a breadboard cutting board that introduces you to the art of timber cutting and milling, to a keepsake box and a Chinese wooden puzzle that refine your chisel skills, this course is the perfect starting point for aspiring woodworkers and those keen to revisit the essentials. The first class starts May 8th, then weekly every Wednesday for 7 more sessions.

The Art of Box Making

Immerse yourself in the delicate art of box making over four transformative weeks. Our Introductory to Box Making class is a deep dive into the beauty of crafting mitered boxes, where you’ll learn to select the perfect hand planes and master the mitered joint. Each box you create will be a step closer to independence in your woodworking journey, embodying the beauty and satisfaction of handcrafted art. The first class is on May 6th, then weekly for 3 more classes.

Weekend Workshops

The Magic of Pen Turning

Short on time but brimming with creativity? Our one-day Intro to Pen Turning workshop is your gateway to the mesmerizing world of woodturning. Discover the joy of shaping beautiful wooden pens as you learn to set up and use a lathe, understand basic chisels, and master turning techniques. Perfect for beginners and those looking to refine their skills, this class promises a rewarding experience that culminates in exquisite gifts or personal keepsakes. Join us on May 11th for this exciting workshop.

Crafting Steam Bent Shaker Boxes

Step into the tradition of steam bending with our Steam Bent Shaker Boxes workshop. This age-old technique, celebrated by cultures worldwide, transforms wood into malleable beauty, allowing you to create stunning oval boxes. Whether you’re new to the craft or an experienced artisan, this class offers a unique opportunity to expand your skills and create something truly special. This workshop is a 2-day class happening on May 25th and May 26th.

Our World-Class Facility and Instructors

Our Marrickville facility is a testament to our commitment to excellence, equipped with a full woodturning room, 12 lathes, and a dedicated hand tool room. Here, the only limit is your imagination, with all tools and equipment readily available to bring your visions to life. Our instructors are more than teachers; they are passionate artisans dedicated to sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for woodworking.

Embark on Your Woodworking Journey

Term 2 at Wood Academy is an invitation to explore, create, and connect with a community of like-minded enthusiasts. Whether you’re taking your first steps into woodworking or seeking to elevate your craft, we have a class that will spark your passion and enrich your skills.

Are you ready to embark on a journey of discovery and creativity? Enroll in a class today and experience the profound joy and fulfillment of woodworking. Visit our website or reach out to us for more information on how you can become part of the Wood Academy family this term.

At Wood Academy, we’re not just teaching woodworking; we’re fostering a community where every individual feels valued, inspired, and empowered to explore the boundless possibilities of woodcraft. Join us, and let’s create something beautiful together.