Weekend at Wood Dust Makers Conference

Weekend at Wood Dust EARLY BIRD prices!

15% OFF

Wood Dusts offers an Early Bird Discount of 15% on all Weekend at Wood Dust tickets for the next 2 weeks only.
Offer ends – Sunday 9th June 11.59pm
Terms & Conditions apply*

Come and spend the Weekend at Wood Dust…

If you really want to immerse yourself in a design and woodworking learning experience, then come on down to the Weekend at Wood Dust Makers Conference. This brand-new event offers a range of international and Australian designer makers, demonstrating and discussing a comprehensive range of topics.
The Weekend at Wood Dust features 6 live workshop spaces with video and audio support, and seating for all participants. On both days over the weekend, there will be 4 woodworking demonstrations of 90 minutes each per day, at each of the 6 live workshops. That is 24 quality presentations each day, with a grand total of 48 workshop demonstrations over the entire weekend for you to choose from. Between each demonstration there is a 30 minute break so you can chat to the presenters, talk with fellow woodworkers, have a snack or duck out to the Timber & Tool Marketplace that is right next door.
Your ticket to the Weekend at Wood Dust Makers Conference provides you with a unique woodworking experience never seen before down under. You’ll also get a show bag full of goodies, lunch on the day, snacks, coffee and the opportunity to rub shoulders with a broad segment of the design and woodworking community.

There is a catch – tickets are strictly limited so don’t muck about.

Tickets to the Weekend at Wood Dust

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August

Held over the weekend of the 10th and 11th of August, adjacent to the Wood Dust Masterclasses and the Timber & Tool Marketplace, the Weekend at Wood Dust is your ultimate opportunity to immerse yourself in all things Designer Maker with fellow woodworkers from around Australia.

Held at FAB9
90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray, Melbourne VIC

One-day pass

Day 1 Saturday 10th August

Early Bird* pricing:


One-day pass

Day 2 Sunday 11th August

Early Bird* pricing:


Two-day pass

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August

Early Bird* pricing:

Two-day pass group discounts

$552.50 (Early bird* pricing) $650.00 per person, minimum of 4 people.
Must be purchased in one transaction. Discount will be added upon checkout

Register to win free entry to Weekend at Wood Dust

Enter the draw to win a free two-day pass

*Weekend at Wood Dust Early Bird Tickets Terms & Conditions
  • The Weekend at Wood Dust offer opens Thursday 23rd May 9.00am and concludes Sunday 9th June 11.59pm
  • To redeem this offer, Weekend at Wood Dust Tickets must be paid for in full at the time of purchase, no rain-checks
  • Ticket holders are required to abide by the Ticket and Event Terms & Conditions

A little more about the weekend

The Weekend at Wood Dust Makers Conference is a woodworking experience you do not want to miss
The full program will be released very soon, stay tuned for updates
Tickets are strictly limited – only 250 tickets available on each day. Purchase your tickets now and enter the draw to win a free Two-day Pass

Here’s what you get:

  • Inspiring, informative woodworking instruction for all skill levels taught by an ensemble of Australian and international designer makers
  • Workshop spaces conveniently placed by one another with video screen and audio for maximum interaction with the demonstrators
  • A show bag stuffed with a bunch of woodworking goodies
  • A catered lunch and free snacks, tea and coffee on both days
  • Free entry into Timber & Tool Marketplace

Registration is from 8.00am on both days.

Guest Demonstrators & Topics

Demonstrations at the Weekend at Wood Dust Makers Conference are presented by leading Australian and international designer makers covering a broad range of design and woodworking topics. Feature demonstrators so far include:

  • Matt Kenney
  • Vic Tesolin (Sunday only)
  • Alastair Boell
  • Reed Hansuld (Sunday only)
  • Adam Markowitz
  • Andrew Potocnik
  • Will Matthysen
  • Ben Reddan
  • Vikki Petherbrige
  • Jon Grant
  • Hamish Hill
  • Stephen Ziguras
  • Craft Victoria
  • Shinobu Kobayashi

Our demonstrators will cover a broad range of design and woodworking topics including:

  • Kumiko
  • Clock and Japanese Tea Boxes
  • Design for Woodworking
  • Hand Tools
  • Dovetail Techniques
  • Box Making
  • Carving
  • Traditional Chairmaking
  • Japanese Joinery
  • Marketing your work
  • Steam-bending
  • Photography
  • Career Development
  • Wood Sculpture
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