SYDNEY – 3 Day Carpentry Workshop Starting Friday 19th – 21st July 2024


Have you completed our D.I.Y / Repair workshops and want to know more?

Do you want to step it up a notch and get your hands on some carpentry skills?

This course is a great progression from our DIY / Beginners workshop

This 3 Day Carpentry Course will give you the knowledge, confidence & skills to start tackling your own carpentry projects.  This course has been carefully designed to equip you with the skills and techniques to get started with confidence.

During this course you will also learn a small decking project from start to finish teaching you how to notch and fix timbers. These skills can be transferred to many projects around the house such as:

  • Work Bench
  • Day Bed
  • Storage Seating
  • Timber screening
  • Side tables and so much more

The course is capped to 6 students for maximum handson experience.

3 Day Carpentry Course outline

  • Correct and Safe Techniques using Power Tools including Drop Saw , Circular Saw, Nail Gun , Planer, Router , Multi Tool, Sander)
  • Level 2 Different types of timbers
  • Foundations
  • How to Construct a Low Height Deck
  • Main Timber Members On Timber Stud Wall
  • Different fixing & Cutting Tehniques


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All workshops are run by Builder / Carpenter trainer Penny Petridis and are occasionally accompanied by trade specialists to offer additional advice and opinions.

All Training is hands on. We believe there is no better way of learning than to get amongst it and have a go yourself in a safe environment.

This workshop will run over the following Days: January

Friday 19th July  –  9 am – 3.00pm,  Saturday  20th Jan  – 9- -3.00 pm and

Sunday 21st jan     10 – 3 pm

You’ll learn about

  • Different types of carpentry tools; hand tools and power tools including power drill, impact driver and drop saw
  • Learn how to draw, plan and provide a cutting list for our first decking project
  • Different types of timbers
  • Different joints and fixings
  • Foundations
  • Framing members – bearers, joists, decking boards and flooring

Get Hands On

  • The different types and how to choose the right timbers
  • Measuring and cutting your own post rebates
  • Construct a deck from scratch with our team including posts, bearers, joists and decking boards.

After this workshop you will be able to

  • Have the confidence to start constructing your own carpentry projects
  • Appreciate and understand timbers and materials
  • Take the confidence learned in this course to pursue further training

This Course includes

  • 3 full days training in a small intimate group with a leader in the industry
  • Ongoing support for future carpentry projects
  • All tools and materials included
  • Take-home worksheets
  • Complimentary morning tea & Coffee

: The ONE DAY DIY Beginners Workshop is a pre-requisite for this 3 DAY COURSE. It is an intense 3 days and the basics of using hand tools, countersinking tools, cordless drill and impact driver is a must.



  • Where are the workshops and where do we meet?  10 Carrington Rd, Marrickville meet out front BUILDING A (there is a female Tradie sign)
  • What time do the workshops start ?  meet at front of Building A @ 8.30
  • What do I need to bring? – All Tools and Materials will be provided for all workshops unless of course you would like to bring yours.
  • Where are the workshops run? – Training is run from our Base Workshop in Marrickville.
  • Do you feed us? – Tea / coffee and Snacks will be provided and tradie Sandwich lunches will be provided.
  • Who is this workshop for? – Even though most of our students are predominately females we are not exclusive to any gender. We do not discriminate Gender, Race or Sexuality and actually encourage all to join.  . Everyone is welcome and it is our upmost priority that we provide a safe space for everyone.
  • Transport – There is plenty of off street parking or parking in the back carpark Tempe and Marrickville Train Stations are both within a 10 minute walk.

Event Details

'Get Handy' Workshops & Events are held at our intimate and hands on Marrickville Workshop

10 Carrington Rd, Marrickville

Parking on Friday is a little tricky so please allow some additional time. Saturday and Sunday plenty of parking.

Morning Tea and Lunch will be provided on Friday. Bring your own lunch Sat and Sunday unless otherwise organised.

Please wear comfortable clothing and safe shoes.

This will be a super fun , informative workshop and cant wait to get you all skilled up

Feel free to email any questions you may have

Date: 19/07/2024

Start time: 09:00 AEST

End time: 15:00 AEST

Venue: 10 Carrington Road, Marrickville

Phone: 0404 133 424

Email: info@gethandyworkshops.com.au

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