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Ben Crosweller furniture

adelaide hills woodworking


Workbench Course

General Class Information


Classes operate from a purpose built furniture-making workshop, with separate centrally cooled and heated workbench room. All students have access to a full range of high quality hand tools and each student uses a custom-made cabinetmakers bench. The machine area is equipped with a range of well-maintained, professional standard machinery.

All materials and consumables are provided, along with specific safety gear (P.P.E.).

A good solid workbench is an essential part of any woodworking workshop. It needs to provide a sturdy work surface that is flat, heavy and durable. It also needs work holding options in the form of a vice and the ability to clamp work to its surface. Our hybrid Roubo design with its large section legs, rails, sliding deadman and solid one-piece top offers all of this.


Our 6-day intensive program has been the most popular format and we are now offering this course regularly in school holiday times:


This course involves a fair amount of heavy, large section timber and some serious glue ups. As a result, we are offering places in the course to people with some prior woodworking experience as a preference.

This course is limited to 3 students to enable maximum one on one time with your instructor.

Dimensions:    1800-2000mm x 600mm x 900mm (high), approximately 90mm top thickness

Material:          European Beech  (other timbers available by negotiation)

Timeframe:      6-day intensive classes usually run 8.30am - 5pm

July (school holidays) 2024  - 6 day intensive class - fully booked


NOTE - The workshop, equipment and environment is not set up for children. Therefore, the minimum age to participate in a course is 18 years old.

More Information:

If you would like to be notified when the next course is being held, please contact

Ben on 0410 595 289

or email:



Next 6-day intensive:
July 2024, fully booked

Jan. 2025, bookings open

To register your interest please contact Ben using the details below.
Contact Ben:

0410 595 289

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