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Treasures in Timber exhibition ended on Sunday  4 October 2020.

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Friday 2 October 12.00 pm–4.30 pm; Saturday 3 October– Monday 4 October, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Building

Discover the finest work of the ACT Woodcraft Guild, meet the members and discover a variety of woodworking techniques through demonstrations. 

Come and visit the annual ACT Woodcraft Guild members’ exhibition and sales event 2020.

The guild is an organisation of people based in the ACT and surrounding region who love wood and love to make things with it. Its members come from diverse backgrounds, ages and levels of expertise. 

Free demonstrations throughout the exhibition include: 

  • turning green bowls
  • bowl design
  • spoon and stool carving
  • pyrography (the art of burning designs into wood)
  • scroll saws
  • musical instrument making

There will be a large range of hand-crafted items for sale, including:

  • Turned pens
  • Furniture
  • Chopping boards
  • Bowls
  • Toys
  • Boxes
  • and much more

FOR THE KIDS

Kids Construct a Toy Workshop area :

Assemble a Toy: Assemble one of the several different toy kits on offer with assistance from Guild members. No prior booking. $15 per toy. 

Make a Spinning Top: A simple 4-step project for kids aged 3 and above with adult supervision for the very young. No prior booking. $5 per child.

 

When

Friday 2 October 12.00 pm–4.30 pm; Saturday 3 October– Monday 4 October, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Where

Crosbie Morrison Building

Price

Free