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DIY Reclaimed Wood Headboard - The Shop Class Sessions

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Wood Shop Worker's Co-op

251 Southern Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 2X2


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The Wood Shop Sessions "Build your Own Headboard"

In one 8-hour day, you will construct from start to finish, your own custom headboard for your bed.

With an expert carpenter on hand, learn how to use tools such as a finishing nailer, cordless drill and screw gun, pipe clamps, belt sander, orbital sander, and numerous other hand tools. No experience required!

Gain hands-on knowledge about reclaimed wood and woodworking techniques while getting the satisfaction of making your own piece of furniture.

Learn about upcycling and get tips on other ways you can integrate the ethics of reuse into your life.

Choose from 5 Headboard designs

* Chevron

*Vertical Plank Inlay ( Vertical planks, all the same length )

*Horizontal Plank Inlay ( Horizonal planks, all the same length )

*Variated Plank Inlay ( Horizonal planks of varying lengths )

*Diagonal Inlay ( Diagonal planks, all the same length )

Headboards will be made with a flush or a non flush trim. Bold boarders may be added as well!

Special design requests may be considered based on selected design.

Visit our Sessions Gallery to see examples for these surface patterns/designs and trim options


Your Headboard will be constructed so that it can be directly mounted to the wall with a French Cleat, a very simple, safe and secure way to mount your headboard! This is a great option for those of you who rent a space and home owners alike! We will provide you with all the step by step instructions to install it at home yourself or we can help you. See below for installation service information.

We will help you build your project from start to finish using pieces that have been prepared for you according to your preferences and submitted design.

Other designs may be considered and will need to be discussed with the facilatator ahead of time to make sure that it is the right fit for the Session and your skill set.

Send us your design questions to hello@woodshop.coop

Upon registering for the Session we will send you an email and work with you to plan what you would like to build, choosing a style, size and finish for your headboard. Single, Queen, or King size headboards are welcomed. Max Length is 79" Wide and 48" High.

Here is some important information about material fees & additional costs:

The Shop Class Session has a base rate of $ 165.00 + Taxes. Material costs, taxes and delivery are additional.

Wood Shop will supply all of the materials you will need to complete your project.

Cost for material would typically range from $20-$100 For example an average cost of material for a Queen sized headboard is anywhere from $ 40-60 depending on the pattern you choose. The cost of the material is based on the size and style of the headboard that you build.

A material fee's invoice will be emailed to you upon completion of the Shop Class Session, payment is required upon completion of the project. Payment options include, cash, gift certificate, email money transfer, cheque or credit card.

Delivery is available upon request

For local delivery on Monday to Friday from 9-5 in Vancouver the cost is $30.00

For delivery after 5 pm or on weekends the charge is $ 50.00

Installation service is available upon request

Installation can be provided at time of delivery for an additional $ 30.00/per hour

Installation can be provided at another time rather than delivery for an additional $ 60.00/hour. Add $ 20.00 if it is after 5 pm or on a weekend.


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

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

Is my registration/ticket transferrable or refundable?

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 atendee up until the Session date, but we will not be able to alter the design specs submitted.

Refunds and Date Transfers: Refunds and or Date Transfers will not be issued with in 5 days of the Shop Class Session. See transfer of ticket above for additional options.

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 other wise be able to afford to attend a Shop Class Session.

For all questions related to our DIY Sessions, send us an email to hello@woodshop.coop

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Wood Shop Worker's Co-op

251 Southern Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 2X2


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