progressive woodworking for everyone

Maker Sessions are 2-3 hour workshops all about making that perfect treasure to take home or give away.  We put in the groundwork and preparation to make it easy for you to unleash your creativity or try something completely new. Buy a voucher as the perfect gift or a book your dates now!


We think if you invest some of your time, heart and soul into these luxury items they will become instant heirlooms, things to pass down to the generations - and you also save a lot of money making items that normally retail for over double the price of this class.

Professional Quality

At your Maker Session anything goes, we will be your technicians to help you experiment or manifest your imagination however you please, or for guaranteed finished perfection you can follow one of our set designs.  Normally after the first hour we recommend you to finish all your steam-bending, and the rest of the session is focused towards getting a long-lasting professional looking oil finish and perfect assembly according to your vision.  If you are an artist or have other ideas your maker session can be used however you like; Maker Sessions in Cumbria happen at Charlie Whinney Studio, it is a professional artist's workshop with limited wood, metalwork, textiles and casting facilities right next to a forest where you can cut your own hazel; playtime for artists and designers!   Within the context of the overall event we will do our best to facilitate your plans...


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Witherslack, CUMBRIA

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