Stick Furniture Workshops

Work with pest varieties of wood to create wonderfully unique pieces for your home.

Making rustic furniture from branches and sticks is an old practice, usually associated with making do, and the simple life. It is also a very creative and practical way to use larger garden cuttings, as well as pest varieties such as camphor laurel and privet, that would otherwise be thrown away.

Meet your tutor

Andrew MacDonald (pictured) worked as a furniture maker before studying sculpture and his art practice combines the practical knowledge and skills of a tradesman with originality and creative design. He has exhibited his pieces in galleries throughout the world. Many of the tools Andrew uses are traditional ones, rarely seen in modern workshops, many of which he has made himself. 

How do you book?

It easy! Choose the workshop and date that suits you best and then give us a call on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900. Please see our Terms and Conditions (922 KB) pdf document icon.

Workshop dates

Upcoming workshops are listed below. Depending on demand, additional workshops may be scheduled during the year. Next year's schedule will be available from November.

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For further information call us on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900 or contact us using our online form.

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

Stick Furniture Workshop
07 May 2016 - 08 May 2016
Learn how to design and make your own furniture using pest varieties of wood.
Stick Furniture Workshop
Stick Man Teen Workshop
06 July 2016, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn how to hand carve little wooden figures with loads of personality in this workshop for teenagers
Stick Man Teen Workshop
Stick Furniture Workshop
10 September 2016 - 11 September 2016
Learn how to design and make your own furniture using pest varieties of wood.
Stick Furniture Workshop
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