Use native materials to make a bush chair – a piece that will be authentic, unique and hark back to the bush skills of the early colonial days.
Leon will guide you to bring out the raw beauty of the wood and let its shape play a part in the design. Leon will help you identify readily available, naturally shaped materials and teach you the skills needed in the construction of a rustic bush chair, including handwoven seat. You’ll learn basic bush furniture design, joinery techniques and the preparation of timber. You’ll be taught how to use specialised tools for rustic furniture making, basic weaving and timber finishing techniques. Take home your unique chair as a comfortable piece of furniture, and a conversation piece.