Woodwork for Beginners Level 2 – The Lidded Box

Build on your Level 1 skills and apply them to more challenging joinery.

Make a solid Red Grandis hardwood lidded box using a wide variety of hand joinery.

At the end of this course you will take home a versatile hardwood box with hinged lid and the hand joinery skills to either start making more advanced projects at home or, to join one of our level 3 project classes to make a piece of furniture to your own design.


  • Tune and use hand tools effectively
  • Accurately mark out, cut & fit a wide variety of hand joinery:
    • rebate
    • through housing
    • through dovetail
    • mitre
    • stopped haunched mortice and tenon
  • Fit hinges
  • Assemble, glue, cramp and finish your project

Extensions for faster paced woodworkers: half lap mitre and stopped housing


2 - Suitable for those who have completed our Woodwork for Beginners 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

Wednesday or Thursday evening classes 6.20 - 8.45pm

Weekend daytime classes 10.30am - 4.40pm