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Making Ottomans with Girls with Drills

  • Bright Box Makerspace 18 Exchange Street Sheffield S2 5TS England (map)

Tickets for Ottomans go fast, book early to avoid disappointment.

If you've never used a drill, this workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of a drill. You'll learn to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job.

You'll take home a handcrafted ottoman with hidden storage.

Please bring 2 meters of fabric to personalise your ottoman.

The finished product will measure slightly larger than 50cm x 50cm and 30cm tall.

At this workshop, you can learn these techniques and skills:

  • The basics of using a drill

  • Installing hardware - hinges

  • Using a handsaw

  • Upholstery

  • Making pocket holes with the Kreg Jig System

What’s included

  • All tools and material will be provided

  • Safe working practices

  • Introduction to tools and techniques

  • Personal protective equipment plus apron to wear

  • Unlimited answers to your questions

  • Teas and Coffees

This is a long workshop with a 30-minute break to rest your brain, feet and hands. We'll do all the woodwork in the first three hours, have a break, and come back to finish the upholstery.

Please bring your own lunch or buy food from one of our local cafes.

Earlier Event: October 11
Augmented Colouring