Woodwork: Make a picture frame

Course summary

Looking for a beginner-friendly woodworking class?

With guidance from your amazing tutor Rob, you will learn how to make a picture frame including cutting, gluing, and nailing the Tasmanian Oak timber together, oiling the timber, fitting the glass and backing board, fixing the backing board into place with small nails,  and also fitting wire on the back for wall hanging and dowel for a free-standing option

Suitable for beginners.

All materials are provided

What you will learn

  • measuring, cutting, and oiling timber
  • safe use of hand tools
  • fitting the glass and backing board
  • fixing the backing board into place with small nails
  • fitting wire on the back for wall hanging and dowel for a free-standing option

What you will get

  • new skills with hand tools
  • take home a picture frame you have completed
  • a meditative time

What you need to bring

  • wear old clothes and closed-in shoes
  • hair tie (if you have long hair)
  • water bottle

About the tutor

Rob Nansen (Jesses Stump Blacksmithing and Bush Furniture) is a Melbourne-based artisan who works with iron and wood using traditional hand tools and techniques. Along with creating original pieces, Rob facilitates beginner workshops so others can also experience these slow and meditative crafts.

Course cost

COST: $135.00

Class availability: 3 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Wednesday 8 February
7.00pm – 9.00pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.

3 PLACES AVAILABLE

Enrolment details – Student 1

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