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Another Year Gone by….

It's been a good year and I'm proud of what I’ve seen accomplished in our workshop; on the benches of our residents, built by our students and the efforts of support from our tutors. I’m excited by the growth and change in the workshop this past...

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Introduction to Furniture Making

What a fabulous weekend had by all. Our September Introduction to Furniture Making saw 12 budding woodworkers take home a beautiful bread board, made by the students from scratch. This short course is jammed packed with information and is a fantastic way to learn the...

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Drew Straker – Muralist

Over the Christmas break, during a period between terms when 'Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse', we had the opportunity to invite an artist into the workshop, with intention to liven up one of the biggest and whitest walls in the building. Putting out...

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Bespoke Skateboard Workshop

Huon Pine Skatedeck by Noddy Boffin - Resident and Tutor, Elliot Gorham. The Huon pine Lagarostrobos franklinii is a conifer and is endemic to Tasmania. It is the only member of the genus Lagarostrobos. Related species from the family Podocarpaceae, originating from the ancient supercontinent Gondwana,...

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