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WORKSHOPS

One Day Workshop

Get Handy DIY Chopping Board/Cheese Platter Workshop

Want to learn how to make your own chopping board?

Penny Petridis from Female Tradie and Michelle Powell the founder and chef from Naturally Sauced will come together to bring you this exciting workshop where you can create your very own custom design Hardwood piece.

During this one-day workshop you will get to make your own chopping board or cheese platter.

Michelle will also share tips on how to arrange the perfect cheese platter – which we will then enjoy at the end of the class.

    You’ll learn about

    • Safe workshop practises;
    • How to identify and select types of timber
    • Different types of boards including chopping / cheese and platters;
    • The tools needed to cut, shape and complete your board including techniques on using tools correctly;
    • Oils used to protect your board

    Get Hands On

    • Measure/design and shape your own custom board
    • Cut and shape using a circular saw and jigsaw
    • Shape the edges using a router machine
    • Sand your board to protect it
    • Oil your board to complete

    Added BONUS:

    Michelle will also share her tips to create the ultimate cheese platter for us to enjoy at the end of the class with a glass of organic wine or non-alcoholic beverage while she gives us a little insight on her new an exciting venture on Naturally Sauce.

      Workshop Dates

      This workshop isn’t currently available. Send us a message if you’re interested. 

      “This is a fantastic course for anyone who needs a little reassurance with tools. Penny is a patient and kind teacher with a great sense of humour. Before I did this course, I couldn’t use a drill, now I’m a confident “handy-woman” in my home. It’s rather liberating knowing you do it yourself.  Thanks Penny!”

      Jolene Evans

      “So much fun learning with the girls! Would recommend a Saturday morning with Penny and her power tools!!!”

      Shona McDavish

      About your trainer Penny

      Penny Petiridis has been paving her way through the building & construction industry. With 28 years building experience in Carpentry, Metal Fabrication, Horticulture and also completing her Building & Construction Cert 4 she is undoubtably a leader in her knowledge and field.

      Penny has also been running her own Renovating & Building Business FEMALE TRADIE celebrating the 10 year Anniversary this year. With Penny’s skills and attention to detail, FEMALE TRADIE is one of the most sought after contractors in the inner west and at most times finds it difficult to keep up with the demand which initiated her passion.

      Penny’s mission is to ENCOURAGE, TRAIN & SUPPORT women to also follow their dreams. She understands how difficult it is to learn the tools and especially start a business in the industry. She’s passionate about making a difference and through her workshops & training she is determined to pave the way.