Short Courses

Bespoke Furniture Making

Have you always wanted to make your own furniture? If the answer is yes, then our practical short course - Bespoke Furniture Making - is the course for you.

Course Code: SBU075

Fees: $770.00

Build on what you already know

This clever short course will enable you to build on your existing furniture making skills and knowledge, or develop your knowledge and skills in the craft of making bespoke furniture if you are already a graduate in furniture making.

Design and make a project of your own choice! Explore your area of interest and produce furniture items of significance.






Trades College
03 9269 8615


10 weeks
Total Hours: 30

Course Outline

  • timber choice for bespoke furniture
  • sources of timber and timber products
  • design and planning for furniture making
  • development of production process planning
  • selection and safe use of hand and power tools
  • safe use of furniture making machinery
  • selection and making of furniture joints
  • assemble planning and techniques
  • selection and use of glues
  • preparation for finishing
  • selection and application of bespoke furniture finishes

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No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies and if this changes in the future we'll wear the cost of changing it back.


Participants are required to wear work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, safety eye protection and ear plugs.) Please bring a pen and notebook.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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