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BUILD IT! Reclaimed Wood Trunk

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Wood Shop Worker's Co-op

251 Southern Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 2X2


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BUILD IT! Reclaimed Wood Trunk Session is a 1 day, 8-hour workshop, in a professional woodworking shop, during which you will build 1 custom sized rectangular or square trunk.

Working with an experienced facilitator and woodworking educator you will get hands-on experience in woodworking and finishing techniques and learn how to safely use a variety of tools including a miter saw, finishing nailer, cordless drill, pipe clamps, belt sander, orbital sander, and numerous non-power tools.

If you are looking to experience woodworking for the first time, or if you have crafted with wood previously, this is a great way to get into the shop and get hands on.



Choose a design + size

Send us your design specs

Show up, learn & BUILD IT!


Select a Surface Design

1). Horizontal Plank

Trunk Wood Shop Workers Co-op

2). Vertical Plank


Keep an eye on your email

We will be sending you an email to prepare you for the day. including an outline of the workshop timeline, what to wear and all that fun stuff.

Pricing, fees, additional costs, material and taking your piece home.

-We use rustic reclaimed Spruce, Pine & Fir. Special materials are additional.

-Homeward Bound. Pick up or delivery will be available one week after the Session. The finish needs to cure before you can pick up and enjoy your piece. Pick up is on the Thursday or Firday following the Session.


-What age group is this appropriate for?

We welcome youth at Sessions. If a participant is under the age of 18 please send us an email as they may need to be joined by an adult depending on their skill set. Contact us, hello@woodshop.coop so we can help you determine if this is the right workshop for you.

-What skill level do you need to have?

No experience necessary! We will provide you with the support you need to use the basic tools required for the project, and will provide access to more advanced tooling depending on experience. We have the table saw covered, so you get to have fun with assembly and design! Keep in mind, the more complex the pattern the more experience, speed and patience you are going to need. If you think you will need a helping hand, bring a friend for an extra $25. FYI. You will need to buy a ticket to go along with your Session ticket. Limited space is available. If you feel like you would like more time to enjoy the learning or building process, keep your eye out for our 2 day Sessions or email us for more info hello@woodshop.coop

-What is the maximum size of the trunk that I can make during one 8 hour session?

40" Long x 20" Wide x 20” High

This allows for enough room for all of the participants and to make sure that you can finish your piece in the available time. *If you want to make a bigger size we can help! Please get in touch with us to book a private Session, email hello@woodshop.coop

-When can I take my piece home or have it delivered?

Pick up or delivery will be available one week after the Session. The finish needs to cure and the material fee invoice needs to be paid before you can enjoy your piece at home or in your business.

-What is the cost of delivery?

In Vancouver:

$30 Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm

$50 After 5 pm and on Weekends

In other areas such as North/West Van, Richmond, New West etc, please send us a request for a delivery quote.

-What does the Session Ticket include?

When you purchase a Session ticket it is for ONE participant and covers the cost of the facilitation and time in the Shop. Material fees are additional and depend on the size of the item that you build.

Can I bring an extra person to the Session?

The answer is YES as long as we have space. Please purchase the Add an Extra Person ticket on EventBrite.

Can I book a group of friends for the session?

Yes! If you have multiple people interested in making their own pieces, email us at hello@woodshop.coop. We can also discuss a private session, where you can customize the build to your preferences.

-What type of Wood is used?

We use rustic reclaimed spruce, Pin, and Fir. Should you like to inquire about other types of wood such as cedar, maple or fir please ask as we may have the supplies to accommodate the request.

-What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We have ample free parking outside of the Shop. The location is within walking distance of the Main St. Skytrain Station and bus routes.

-Is my registration/ticket transferrable or refundable?

Refunds and Date Transfers: Refunds and or Date Transfers will not be issued within 10 days of the Shop Class Session. See below for additional options.

Transfer of Ticket: We want to make your experience with our Shop Class sessions a positive one, so we allow the transfer of a Shop Class ticket in the event that you can't make it. You may transfer your ticket to another person and they can submit a new design by the Wednesday prior to the Shop Class Session. You may also transfer your ticket to another attendee up until the Session date, but we will not be able to alter the design specs submitted.

Pay it Forward: You can't make it to your Shop Class Session and you want to Pay it Forward by donating your spot to a person in the community who has given back to the community through volunteering or who may not otherwise be able to afford to attend a Shop Class Session.

For all other questions related to our Sessions, please send us an email to hello@woodshop.coop we are happy to help!

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