Andy Buck 3-day Masterclass

Finding your Creative Voice

Wednesday 17th–Friday 19th October

About the masterclass

Andy Buck is a leading American wood artist and furniture maker, join Andy for this special 3 Day masterclass as he leads you through the process of developing your own creative voice. Participants will make a stool or small table and focus on learning a number of strategies for shaping, carving and finishing wood using traditional and non-traditional techniques. The work will be completed in a group experience format, this workshop will be part demonstration and part hands on.

You will be supplied with a kit of components that includes four legs, aprons and top to make you piece. To develop your vision and inspire you, Andy will present a slide show featuring examples of work by studio furniture makers from around the world and discuss the ideas and techniques behind the work. You will then use modern equipment such as the bandsaw and body grinders with shaping attachments, and traditional tools such as rasps, files and spoke-shaves to shape and carve your piece. Learn to create texture, practice mark making and explore carving. Learn about glue and gluing techniques, use a variety of finishes including dye and milk paint to finish your piece.

This course is perfect for anyone wishing to develop their creativity and explore alternative directions in furniture design and sculpture. Suitable for the beginner through to the professional woodworker – only 14 places available so purchase your ticket today.

Your ticket includes:

  • All equipment and materials required to complete the course
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea on each day
  • Entry to both evenings of Yarns at the Q
  • Entry to both days of the Wood Dust Timber & Tool Marketplace
  • Entry to the Insider Industry Dinner in Bungendore

The Andy Buck three-day masterclass will be held in Workshop 2 at the Dunstone Design Workshops Unit 3/5 Aurora Place, Queanbeyan, NSW, on Wednesday the 17th to Friday the 19th of October 2018.

Included in your ticket price is entry to both evening Yarns at the Q and entry on both days to the Wood Dust Timber and Tool marketplace at the Bungendore showgrounds. An invitation to the Insider industry night on Friday is also included.

All materials, meals and equipment are provided. Each day starts at 9.00am sharp and concludes at 5.00pm. Morning and afternoon tea served at 11.00am and 3.00pm respectively. BBQ lunch served at 1.00pm for 1 hour. Please advise of any dietary requirements.

Students to wear sturdy clothing, covered shoes and bring their own personal eye and hearing protection equipment. Please arrive 30 minutes early on Wednesday the 17th for registration and induction.

Once you purchase your 3-day Masterclass ticket you will receive within 24 hours an email from our sales department confirming your purchase. This email will also include your tickets to both evening Yarns and entry tickets to the Wood Dust Timber and Tool Marketplace. For further information email us at

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