Class description

Over the course of four 3-hour sessions held every Thursday afternoon 12pm-3pm on Feb 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, participants will gain hands-on experience in woodworking essentials, with an emphasis on safety, mastering essential tools, and crafting practical fun projects.

The “Home School Kids Woodworking Course – Module 1” covers Safety, Theory Topics, Hand Tools, Common Woodwork Joints, reading of Technical Drawings and project planning.

Course is aimed at high school age students level as an “Introduction to woodworking”

Suitable for kids aged 12-16 years.

Please note, we require a parent or guardian to be on the premises for the duration of the class.


Woodworking for kids fosters creativity, problem-solving, and fine motor skills. It promotes patience, safety awareness, and a sense of accomplishment. Through teamwork, they learn practical life skills and sustainability.


PPE will be supplied however students wishing to bring their own should come with a face mask, safety glasses or goggles and earmuffs or earplugs.

Closed shoes are a mandatory requirement for all students.

Those with their own tools relevant to the class should also bring them along to get better accustomed at using them but we also supply all tools if you don’t have any.

We have a kitchen onsite with fridge and microwave for those that want to bring their own food, and there are also takeaway options within walking distance.

WORK SHOP location

12 Gerald Street, Marrickville NSW

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  • Tickets $390

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About David Lim

David divides his time between making with wood and teaching at Wood Academy and Timberbits. David has made over 26,000 pens and thousands of boxes, which are sold through Wood Galleries around Australia and China. David believes in continuous lifelong learning and has spent many hours with different Master Makers from Australia and around the world. David's preference is to make smaller artifacts out of highly figured Australian timbers, which he mainly directly sources from Tasmania.
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