Tuition is structured to suit individuals with various levels of ability from having no previous woodworking experience, those with a basic understanding and a desire to improve, to the more capable wishing to hone their skills or learn something new.

Instruction is given in a relaxed and informal atmosphere where there will be no more than four participants per course to allow for maximum individual attention.


The courses are project led to enable learning through making; each being based around the aspects of ‘Tools, Timber and Technique’.

Through this approach there will be a combination of demonstration, instruction and discussion but principally it will be a practical ‘hands-on’ experience.

Each project will give an overview of woodworking based on the level of that particular course, allowing participants to move on to the next stage.


There are drinks making facilities at the workshop for tea/coffee & biscuit/snack breaks.

For lunch; Norbury Wharf Ltd operate a tearoom where you will be able to buy food to eat there or bring back to the workshop. Alternatively, you are welcome to bring your own lunch to eat within the workshop. Although there are no dedicated eating facilities at the workshop, each bench has a stool to be able to rest your legs.

Toilets are adjacent to the tearoom which is approximately 100 yards from the workshop.

Each workbench has a small lockable cupboard for the secure storage of personal belongings.

Free off road parking available.

Unfortunately, at this time, the courses are not suitable for individuals with physical/mobility difficulties that would preclude them from standing and working at a bench.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available to purchase for each of the courses and are a great way to give a special present to a special person. It will give them an experience that will keep on giving through the skills and knowledge they will gain. To purchase a voucher, please go to the course page of you choice.

More Information

If you would like to discuss whether a particular course would be suitable for either yourself or as a gift for someone else, please do get in touch via the Contact page and I will be happy to give guidance and advice.

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