Welcome to the Macedon Ranges, a region to stimulate your every sense, less than one hour from Melbourne. Taste, sight, sound, touch and smell. In our dramatic undulating landscapes you can taste artisan food and produce, drink cool-climate wines, see and enjoy breathtaking heritage gardens and expansive forests, glimpse Australia’s wildlife and smell the fresh, clean air.
Simultaneously vibrant and tranquil, the Macedon Ranges is a place to rejuvenate.
The Australia Chair - Workshop ( 5 days $1250 inclusive of all materials ) - image of exact chair to come in 2020.
Instructors: Glen Rundell & Pete TrottBe a part of this five day class in chairmaking in the workshop of one of Australia's finest and highly regarded chair makers and instructors. Since designing the Australia Chair - Glen has received many commissions for this smaller style side chair - perfect for around the table. This will be the first time this chair has been taught as a class. Participants will be taken through traditional processes such as hand carving the seat to steam bending the crest rail, each back spindle will be hand carved with a drawknife and spokeshave using a shave horse. You will be using traditional tools such as scorpes, draw knives, travishers and spokeshaves and learn how to use hand tools rather than machinery and take home all the knowledge and techniques - as well as the patterns for your chair. At the completion of this workshop you will take home a timeless chair that you have handcrafted; a true heirloom piece that you will pass down through generations.
Course runs for 5 consecutive days / approx 40 - 45 hours.
Maximum class size = 6
Cost: $1250 includes all materials, Tea & coffee provided.
NOTE : $500 Deposit to reserve your position. An invoice for the balance $750 will be sent out one month prior to the class.