COURSES & WORKSHOPS
Designed for a variety of skill levels, our courses and workshops are led by EOW team members, including master carpenters, welders, designers, and other partnered makers. Create a free account and book your first session!
Learning AT EOW
You can hire workspace at EOW to run your own courses; with machine and tool use included in the hire – let us worry about the workshop so that you can focus on your course. Contact us to learn more!
Skill UP with EOW
Know the basics, but want to go further? We offer advanced inductions, machine specific training, and confidence courses to help you get started on any project you imagine. Log In to book your advanced induction.
INTRODUCTION TO FINE WOODWORKING
Wednesday Evenings, 6 weeks | 18:00 – 21:00 | £350
Build a handmade stool with a carved seat based on simple, elegant Japanese design while working with fine furniture maker, Anna of Aln Furniture. This course is designed for beginners or those with a grip on the basics looking to improve their craft. Participants will learn basic furniture design, tool, and machine use, and traditional woodworking skills. At the end of the course, Anna is on hand to offer advice on your next project so that you can keep making even after the course has finished. All materials for the stool are included.
MAKE YOUR OWN FURNITURE
Tuesdays OR Thursday Evenings, 8 weeks | 18:00 – 21:00 | £300
Working with experienced carpenters and builders, participants will gain confidence in the use of workshop machinery and tools to create their own specific project. Come with a project in mind and get advice on creating a plan for making, ordering materials (cost of materials not included in course fee), and guidance when needed to complete the project within the course.
SEWING SMALL FURNISHINGS
Saturday Mornings, 4 weeks | 10:00 – 14:00 | £150
Learn to make curtains, cushion covers, and mattress covers for your campervan, patio, studio – any small space you can imagine using only a few simple sewing techniques. Some basic sewing machine experience would be an advantage, but beginners are very welcome! The course will cover machine use, designing a pattern, measuring up, choosing the right fabric (light/washability/pattern/stretch, etc.). Participants can bring their own sewing machine, or use one of EOW’s machines. Material is not included in the course fee, but there is a small stock available for purchase at EOW.
INTRODUCTION TO WELDING
Wednesday Evenings, 4 weeks | 18:00 – 20:00 | £200
The course is designed to give the beginner a good grounding in welding theory and practice, typical welding joints and application. Lots of practical training using the MIG welding process, with overview of alternative systems such as TIG, Stick (arc) welding and Gas welding. The course takes you through various welding techniques, from preparation, though cutting, angle grinder use, safety to giving you the basic skills to be flexible and competent in building welded structures, whether artistic and decorative or repair based projects.
Family Friendly Workshops
BUILD YOUR OWN UKULELE
Saturday Mornings, 2 weekends | 10:00 – 12:00 | £100 (for first parent/child, £25 per additional family member)
This family course will help you discover and develop your basic woodworking skills by building a ukulele from a simple wood kit. Sand, glue, assemble, and personalise your one-of-a-kind instrument and learn a few basic chords along the way. No prior music or woodworking experience required. Leave the class with a uke in your hands, a song in your heart, and a smile on your face!
This workshop is open to adult/child teams (12 and up).
Booking for this class is not yet open. To be added to the waitlist, please use the contact form.