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Ben Crosweller furniture

adelaide hills woodworking


Hall Table Class

A small hall table that includes many of the key skills and techniques commonly used in furniture making. The project is suitable for beginner to intermediate woodworkers with a range of options designed to allow flexibility depending on the experience of the student.


Course Outcomes:

This course will cover both theory and practical components of the following topics:

  • timber selection, grain composition and colour selection

  • advanced measuring and marking out techniques

  • sharpening and fettling of bench chisels and planes

  • accurate hand planing of timber

  • machine cut traditional mortice and tenon joinery and modern domino joinery

  • machinery use to prepare timber and cut joints

  • a range of more challenging joinery options

  • timber polishing


6 week course:


The Hall table classes are 5 hours, once a week over a 6-week period.

Classes generally run in line with school terms (SA).

Please see Introduction to woodworking page for timetables.

Class times:

  • Thursday, 9.30am – 2.30pm

More Information:

For more information about what classes are running at the moment please contact

Ben on 0410 595 289

or email:



6 week course
Classes generally run in line with school terms (SA).

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

0410 595 289

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.).   

The timber used is all select grade, furniture making quality.

Tea and coffee facilities are available and students are asked only to bring a great attitude and a willingness to learn.

Note: Enclosed shoes, preferably leather, are necessary.  

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Ben Crosweller furniture

Mobile - 0410 595 289

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adelaide hills woodworking


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