Do you have a piece of furniture in mind that you’ve always wanted to build? Not sure how to start? Then this course is for you! EcoStudio’s ‘Beginner Furniture Making’ course is a hands-on course offering participants the opportunity to learn the basics of woodworking as they build their own piece of furniture.
Participants will develop an understanding of the following concepts:
Become familiar with with a wide variety of hand tools, including: saws, planes, chisels, rasps and files as well as learn how to safely use a band saw, router and drill press.
Develop joinery skills and learn how to apply hardware, including hinges.
Participants are asked to bring ideas with dimensions for their first piece of furniture; we suggest a side table, night stand, or a simple cabinet to get started.
Selection of material
Discussing proposed plans and proper methods
Begin cutting wood to measurement
Continue assembling furniture
Learn how to apply hardware
Apply final finishes
Five-day class (15 hours total)
Monday, Wednesday Class
March 27; April 1, 3, 8, 10
Beginner & Intermediate
language of instruction
Participants must bring their own wood. Please consult with EcoStudio if you wish to have it delivered directly to the space.
EcoStudio recommends wearing clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.
Member $260/ Non-member $285
Please note that open-toed shoes are not allowed at EcoStudio.
Participants must provide a copy of their insurance policy prior to commencing course.
PARTICIPANTS MUST PRINT AND SIGN FAB LAB ECOSTUDIO WAIVER PRIOR TO COMMENCING COURSE. WAIVER IS SENT TO PARTICIPANT UPON REGISTRATION FOR COURSE. NO EXCEPTIONS.
EcoStudio reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation, classroom, equipment or trainer availability.
If full payment is not received three days prior to course commencement EcoStudio reserves the right to relinquish participant’s reservation.
Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to course commencement will only receive credit towards a future course.
Cancellations received 3 days prior to course commencement will only be reimbursed 50% of the course fee.
No-shows will be invoiced the full course fee.
For inquiries please contact Fab Lab Ecostudio at:
We’re excited to have you!