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Carpentry for Gardeners - Make a Garden Bench

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Event description

The Carpentry for Gardeners series focusses on the specifics of building for outdoor and rough conditions. You’ll learn about suitable hardware and techniques for outdoor construction, along with tips and tricks for prolonging the life of the things you build.

It covers the fundamentals of tool use and techniques, including:

• Confidence in your ability to use the following tools correctly and safely – hand and power saws, drill drivers and measuring equipment.

• Learning to measure and cut accurately

• Practice simple joinery using drills and screws

• Familiarise yourself with the workshop environment, practices and health and safety

In this introductory unit, you’ll make a garden bench from recycled timber to take home with you.

Bench dimensions 900mm (L) x 450mm (H) x 330mm (W)

Morning tea is provided. BYO lunch.


What you bring: Yourself.

All tools and materials are included in the registration.

What to wear: old clothes you won't mind getting dirty and sturdy closed-toe shoes.

We provide safety glasses and ear protection.







This workshop is a safe space. Neurodiversity, the queer community, differently abled and minority groups are welcome.If you have additional needs, lets us know and we can provide for you. Can't wait to see you there! 

Our workshop is located in Beaconsfield/Walyalup on Wadjuk Noongar Country. We pay our respect to elders past, present and future. We acknowledge that this land was stolen and has never been ceased. 





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Refund policy

- cancellation up to 3 days prior to the course: full refund or transfer to a new course date. - cancellation up to 1 day prior to the course: 50% refund or transfer to a new course date