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Dovetailed Box Workshop

Cost: $160 per student (Min. 12)

Time: 2 days (9am - 4pm)


This project covers a wide range of machine and hand skills. It will enable students to get gain a thorough understanding of a variety of woodworking and construction skills.

All joinery is hand cut, which will help develop student’s confidence and fine motor skills. Boxes will be completed to a sanded finish. This project is quite intense and will require students to be focused for the 2 day duration. However they will be greatly rewarded for their efforts.

This project is recommended for students Yrs 10 – 12. A simpler mitre jointed box can be made with students in Yr 9.

During this workshop, students will be taught to safely use the drop saw, table saw, router and hand drills, as well as hand tools, orbital sanders, gluing techniques and sanding to a finished quality.