Woodwork for Beginners Level 1 – The Toolbox

Make a softwood tool box with a handle and inset base using traditional woodworking hand tools and corner rebate joints.

At the end of the course you will have a tool box to take home and a strong foundation of woodwork skills that will enable you to carry out basic woodworking projects at home or to progress on to our Woodwork for Beginners Level 2 classes.


  • Saw straight and square
  • Accurately mark out and cut a joint
  • Use a range of hand tools such as chisels and planes effectively
  • Fit and finish a woodwork project


1 - Suitable for those with no previous woodwork experience or, more experienced woodworkers wanting to improve their skills and accuracy. Please see our FAQ page for information about skipping the level 1 course.


Select one of the options below for further information and to book your course:

Thursday or Friday daytime classes 10.30am - 3.40pm

Tuesday evening classes 6.20 - 8.45pm

Weekend daytime classes 10.30am - 4.40pm