Fanback Armchair Rocker Workshop ( 7 days $1750 inclusive of all materials ) – image of exact chair to come in 2020.
Instructors: Glen Rundell & Pete Trott
Be a part of this seven day masterclass in chairmaking in the workshop of one of Australia’s finest and highly regarded chair makers and instructors. Over seven days you will handcraft a Fanback Armchair Rocker, the design suits both contemporary and traditional interiors and would sit well in any style of home.
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 7 consecutive days / approx 56 – 60 hours.
Maximum class size = 6
Cost: $1750 includes all materials, Tea & coffee provided.
NOTE : $750 Deposit to reserve your position. An invoice for the balance $1000 will be sent out one month prior to the class.