Woodcarving Workshop with Don Powell
Apr
30
May 31

Woodcarving Workshop with Don Powell

Don will be conducting his popular 2 day hand held woodcarving course at this year's Expo. Hand held carving is a good way to learn the art of wood carving and is how Don started his career. An excellent path for new carvers without the expense involved in carving larger pieces.     see here for more

Power Chisel Workshops with Arbortech
Apr
29
May 1

Power Chisel Workshops with Arbortech

Each participant will be able to choose a design for their sign, such as their name or favourite animal, which they will then stick to a piece of wood and use the Power Chisel to create the design. It is then painted and sanded/oiled for them to take home and hang on their bedroom wall! This is an exciting opportunity for the kids to learn how to use a power tool to create practical and or decorative items for the home.

This workshop will be open to young people aged 7+

Woven Gumnut Cubby-house with Kris Martin
Apr
29
May 1

Woven Gumnut Cubby-house with Kris Martin

Participants in this workshop will be creating a woven gumnut cubby house from running green bamboo weed and Cat’s Claw vine weed. Participants will drop in and out of the ongoing creative process as they desire. The work and learning with be around learning about the weeds they are using and basic weaving –to weave the Cat’s claw vines into the pre- created gumnut cubby house structure.

Woodwork for Women
Apr
29
May 2

Woodwork for Women

Welcome back to Mullumbimby's Pat Gregory for her fourth year as guest demonstrator. Teaching is her passion, woodwork is her craft and women, mostly, are her students. Let Patt help you arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to navigate your way through the timber racks and tool aisles of timber yards and hardware stores. And she’ll spend her time at Maleny Wood Expo doing just that. Drop by and have a chat with her in the SES Pavilion -  and be inspired to get into woodwork!

Spoon Carving with Carol Russell
Apr
29
May 1

Spoon Carving with Carol Russell

Spoon Carving is a great way to release your creative side whilst making something practical. This class is an introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood through the making of your spoons. But beware - it's highly addictive.   see here for more

Bush Critters with Tracy Lewis
Apr
29
May 1

Bush Critters with Tracy Lewis

Bush Critters interactive market stall with Tracy Lewis has been run at the Maleny Wood Expo on previous years. Tracy’s approach to workshops with young people is all about creative freedom and getting the participants to work with different materials in combination to create incredible bush critters.  see here for more

Introduction to Macramé with Leisa Gunton
Apr
29
May 1

Introduction to Macramé with Leisa Gunton

This free workshop is suitable for children 8 years and older.

Participants will first create a wristband or neck choker, in which they will learn 2 basic macramé knots.

If they are able to complete this easily they can then move onto making a wall hanging, where they will be introduced to another knot and mounting the work onto a   quandong stick.