2017 Programme


Term 4 2017 Weekly Open Classes

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
Open Course - Sat AM
with Alastair Boell
14th Oct to 16th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Sat AFT
with Alastair Boell
14th Oct to 16th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
1:00pm to 4:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Mon AM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
16th Oct to 18th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Mon AFT
with Alastair Boell
16th Oct to 18th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
1:00pm to 4:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Mon PM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
16th Oct to 18th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Mon PM
with John Waters
16th Oct to 18th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm 1 Vacancy
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Open Course - Tues AM
with Alastair Boell
17th Oct to 19th Dec 2017
(9 week course - PLEASE NOTE: Tue 7th Nov is cancelled due to Cup Day)
9:00am to 12:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Tues AFT
with Alastair Boell
17th Oct to 19th Dec 2017
(9 week course - PLEASE NOTE: Tue 7th Nov is cancelled due to Cup Day)
1:00pm to 4:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Tues PM
with Alastair Boell
17th Oct to 19th Dec 2017
(9 week course - PLEASE NOTE: Tue 7th Nov is cancelled due to Cup Day)
7:00pm to 10:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Tues PM
with Lionel Seibert
17th Oct to 19th Dec 2017
(9 week course - PLEASE NOTE: Tue 7th Nov is cancelled due to Cup Day)
7:00pm to 10:00pm 1 Vacancy
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Open Course - Wed AM
with Alastair Boell
18th Oct to 20th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Wed PM
with Alastair Boell
18th Oct to 20th Dec 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Thurs PM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
19th Oct to 21st Dec 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm No Vacancies
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Open Course - Thurs PM
with John Waters
19th Oct to 21st Dec 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm No Vacancies
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Term 4 2017 Weekly Specialty Classes

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
Beginner’s course: The Essentials of Furniture Making - The Shaker Nightstand - SECOND COURSE Part One: TERM 3 2017 - Tues 11th July to 19th Sep & Part Two: TERM 4 - 3rd Oct to 19th Dec PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 2 TERM PROJECT - a total of 22 weeks 7pm to 10pm No Vacancies
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French Polishing and
Furniture Restoration
- Wed PM
18th October to 20th December 2017
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 9:00pm Vacancies
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Traditional Carving
- Thur PM
5th October to 14th December 7:00pm to 9:30pm $550 - Includes wood and use of tools - Beginner’s Welcome!
ronnie@woodhengecarvings.com

Special Intensive Classes for 2017

Course Commencement Date Time Availability

2018 Programme


Term 1 2018 Weekly Open Classes

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
Open Course - Sat AM
with Alastair Boell
20th Jan to 24th March 2018
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm 2 Vacancies
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Open Course - Sat AFT
with Alastair Boell
20th Jan to 24th March 2018
(10 week course)
1:00pm to 4:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Mon AM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
22nd Jan to 26th March 2018
(9 week course - 12th March is cancelled due to Labour Day)
9:00am to 12:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Mon AFT
with Alastair Boell
22nd Jan to 26th March 2018
(9 week course - 12th March is cancelled due to Labour Day)
1:00pm to 4:00pm 1 Vacancy
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Open Course - Mon PM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
22nd Jan to 26th March 2018
(9 week course - 12th March is cancelled due to Labour Day)
7:00pm to 10:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Mon PM
with John Waters
22nd Jan to 26th March 2018
(9 week course - 12th March is cancelled due to Labour Day)
7:00pm to 10:00pm 4 Vacancies
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Open Course - Tues AM
with Alastair Boell
23rd Jan to 27th March 2018
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Tues AFT
with Alastair Boell
23rd Jan to 27th March 2018
(10 week course)
1:00pm to 4:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Tues PM
with Alastair Boell
23rd Jan to 27th March 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Tues PM
with Lionel Seibert
23rd Jan to 27th March 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm 1 Vacancy
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Open Course - Wed AM
with Alastair Boell
24th Jan to 28th March 2018
(10 week course)
9:00am to 12:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Wed PM
with Alastair Boell
24th Jan to 28th March 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Thurs PM
with Shinobu Kobayashi
25th Jan to 29th March 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com
Open Course - Thurs PM
with John Waters
25th Jan to 29th March 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 10:00pm To be advised.Expression of interest:
mgfwood@gmail.com

Weekly Specialty Classes for 2018

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
Beginner’s course: The Essentials of Furniture Making - The Shaker Nightstand - FIRST COURSE Part One: Tues 16th January to 27th March & Part Two: 10th April to 19th June PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 2 TERM PROJECT - a total of 22 weeks 7pm to 10pm No Vacancies
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French Polishing and
Furniture Restoration
- Wed PM
24th Jan to 28th Mar 2018
(10 week course)
7:00pm to 9:00pm Vacancies
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Beginner’s course: The Essentials of Furniture Making - The Shaker Nightstand - SECOND COURSE Part One: Tues 3rd July to 11th Sep & Part Two: 25th Sep to 11th Dec PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 2 TERM PROJECT - a total of 22 weeks 7pm to 10pm 8 Vacancies
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Special Intensive Classes for 2018

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
Windsor - Balloon Back Side Chair Course Mon 15th to Fri 19th January 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 2 Vacancies
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Kumiko Workshop Mon 15th to Fri 19th January 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm No Vacancies
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Shaker Bentwood Box Sunday 4th March 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Perch Stool Course Fri 16th to Sun 18th March 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm 6 Vacancies
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Sharpening & Hand Plane Tuning course Sun 22nd April 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Perch Stool Course Fri 13th to Sun 15th July 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Shaker Bentwood Box Sunday 26th August 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Sharpening & Hand Plane Tuning course Sun 18th November 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Perch Stool Course Fri 23rd to Sun 25th November 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Shaker Bentwood Box Sunday 9th December 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 8 Vacancies
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Master Classes 2018 - with Steve Latta

Course Commencement Date Time Availability
The Pennsylvanian Spice Chest Fri 8th to Thurs 14th June 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 4 Vacancies
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The Classic Bookcase Mon 18th to Sun 24th June 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 7 Vacancies
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Pattern Inlay & Decorative Pattern Borders Course Sat 30th June to Sun 1st July 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm 3 Vacancies
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EVENTS - HAND TOOL EVENT/OPEN DAY!

When Where
Sat 16th & Sun 17th June 2018: 10am to 4pm 14 Cottage St, Blackburn



Classes

The backbone of our curriculum revolves around our 14 open
classes that run every week. These classes allow students to undertake
there own projects under the guidance of a master crafts person.  Each
class is open to any level with a minimum commitment of one term.
Further to this there are many specialty classes running throughout
the year.

2018 Courses

Open Course - Fine Furniture
Traditional Carving
The Shaker Nightstand Course - Beginners
Shaker Bentwood Box
Tool Sharpening and Handplane Tuning
Windsor - Balloon Back Arm Chair
Perch Stool Intensive