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Sold Out: Woodworking Course with Girls with Drills (12-16 years old)

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

This will be a course of 3 woodworking workshops for teens (12-16) this summer. 

We meet each Wednesday (31 July - 14 August) from 1 to 4 pm.

In this workshop, you'll learn the basic functions of a drill, how to make a pilot hole and how to choose the right screw for the job. We'll also show you different ways to join wood using a drill to make furniture.

Each week you'll complete a project:

Week 1: Planters

Week 2: Shelves

Week 3: Your own project

There's flexibility in each week. We'll show you how to make a specific project and you'll have the creative freedom to create what you'd like with those materials.

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

  • The basics of using a drill

  • Creating a pocket hole

  • Using a handsaw

  • Safety awareness

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

  • Squash and water

Parents, you can drop your young people off from 12.45 am and pick up from 4 pm. Please bring a water bottle.

We're all about social inclusion. If your young person would benefit from this workshop, but there are barriers to them accessing it, please get in touch. We can offer financial assistance to a limited number of individuals. We can make adjustments to some of our workshops depending on barriers to access. Please get in touch for more details.