Wood Skills

Instructor: Dave Hardy

Course Dates:

Please contact us for details on future course dates.


Tuition: $850

Materials: $150

Food: $290

From Sunday dinner to the following Saturday breakfast.  A course end celebration BBQ will be held on the Friday night.  A fully licensed bar is available.  Our license precludes BYO alcohol.


Following registration students will be provided with a list of required basic hand tools.

Course Description:

This 5-day program is designed to introduce participants with the use of both hand and machine tools and techniques to make a beautiful hand crafted box. You will also learn the fundamentals of marquetry using fine veneers. There will be  information shared on timber characteristics and finishes. The fun intensive program will suit beginners seeking a fundamental understanding of joinery.

Dave Hardy was formally apprenticed in Carpentry and Joinery in Canada . Dave has studied furniture design at the University of Tasmania Center for the Arts and is the principal of the Forestvale Design Centre at Alonnah South Bruny Island where he has a full wood working studio and gallery.


For more information about Wood Skills with David Hardy, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0414 732 941 or send us an email.