Two session course
Make your own piece of furniture on this 2 - day hands on wood furniture workshop. We'll explore a range of construction techniques using easily available tools, materials and processes. It welcomes beginners as well as though with previous making experience.
This two day 'hands on' workshop will explore a variety of effective construction techniques using easily available tools, materials and processes accessible by beginners, artists and crafts people alike. Focusing on designs such as the 'Crate' or 'Sedia' chairs, learn to make your very own piece of furniture.
Instruction will be provided to complete at least one of several functional furniture items and will explore the highly inventive techniques in Enzo Mari's AutoProgettzione and Rietveld's crate series, which are adaptable to a myriad of personal projects for versatile, economic and sustainable constructions for art or design.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Safe workshop practice will be covered.
The course will focus on working in planed timber and plywood.
Basic tools and material will be provided to complete one project.
Students can purchase extra if required for custom projects.
Select a class time
Tue 9 Apr, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sun 12 May, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Tue 16 Jul, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sun 18 Aug, 9:00am - 12:00pm
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
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About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.