The Wood Shop Sessions "Build your Own Table"
In one 8-hour day, you will construct from start to finish, your own table ( surface with a base ) for use as a table, coffee table, desk, or other unique use you have in mind.
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 wood species and woodworking techniques while getting the satisfaction of making your own piece of furniture
Learn about upcycling techniques and get tips on other ways you can integrate the ethics of reuse into your life
Walk out the door with your very own custom-built "table", or have us deliver it to you.
*Delivery charges may apply
Choose from 3 table top designs and a unique base of your choice!
*Harvest ( Horizontal Plank - Full length or cladded)
*Vertical inlay with frame
Visit our Sessions Gallery to see examples for these designs
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Upon registering we will work with you to plan what you would like to build, choosing a style, height, base and finishing preference!
Special base options including black iron piping, metal and hair pin bases are available for an additional cost. Please include a request for more information and pricing when you submit your project idea and design preference.
We can offer a variety of bases to meet your style and price point needs
a). 4 Wooden Tapered Legs - A very economical price point and is included in the cost of your wood material for the work shop.
b). 2 Rectangular Wooden Legs - A very economical price point and is included in the cost of your wood material for the work shop.
c). 2 "X" Wooden Legs - A very economical price point and is included in the cost of your wood material for the work shop.
d). Metal Pipe Base - Price varies depending on the size of legs and complexity of style you choose. For example, the use of a cross bar or no cross bar etc. A basic table base with 4 pipes and a flanged base is $ 225. One week notice is required to have available at the work shop. They can be ordered closer to the time but may not be available at the time of the work shop.
e). Hair Pin legs ( a set of 4 ) start at $ 350. These need to be special ordered and take a minimum of 2 weeks to produce.
f). Metal Rectangular legs ( A set of 2 ) start at $ 550. These need to be special ordered and take a minimum of 2 weeks to produce.
Here is some information about material fees & additional costs:
The Shop Class has a base rate of $ 165.00 + Taxes. Material costs 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-$60. For example an average cost of material for a table measuring 48” x 24”, with four wooden legs, is $40. The cost of the material is based on the size of the table 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, cheque or credit card.
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 email@example.com