2015 Wooden Surfboard Day — Gold Coast Australia

The 2015 Wooden Surfboard Day at the Gold Coast was held on what was most likely the most perfect winters day .                       A clear blue sky and warm winter sun was the perfect backdrop to highlight the amazing and varied collection of Hollow Wooden

The Global Surfer and Making a Hollow Wooden Surfboard

We were thrilled to be able to give a global traveller and avid Surfer 'E' the opportunity to make his own hollow wooden surfboard. During the week, E who in his words, has no woodworking experience apart from sharpening a pencil, learnt basic woodworking skills such as sharpening  a hand plane, shaping, sanding of his

Working with Wood Show – Brisbane 2015 –

It was all very hands on at the recent Working with Wood Show at the RNA last weekend...                     We had an overwhelming response and interest in not only our Wooden Surfboard and traditional woodworking classes, but also our custom making and furniture restoration services. Thank

Graduates of the Winter Wooden Surfboard Class 2014

A very excited Tuesday night wooden board class proudly displayed their completed boards.  All ready to glass. We all had a great time.  Lots of laughter and fun along the way. Don't Forget our next Class begins on September 9 ...Limited positions available.

Pacific Longboarder Magazine…

Thank you to Pacific Longboarder Magazine  for the wonderful article on our Wooden Surfboard Classes;   For more information please phone us on PH;  3259000 or email us; surf@bywaterdesign.com.au.   Surfs UP      

Student Restoration Project…

Few people have a vision of what an old worn out wardrobe can look like if converted into a bookcase   We have completed several conversion projects  like these for clients and they have always been amazed at the finished piece . So we were delighted when one of our Woodworking Students, chose to take

::Bywater Design School of Fine Woodworking – A happy Graduate ::

With no  previous woodworking experience, Chloe began the Introductory to Fine Woodworking  Class with a lot of enthusiasm and energy. At the completion of this introductory course Chloe was able to take home  her very own gorgeous chopping/serving board. Congratulations Chloe on your great achievement !      

Designed and Made…By Students

The students  of Bywater Design School of Fine Furniture continually make us proud with their ongoing achievements.  We love sharing their journeys , their finished pieces as it is inspiring for both teacher and students... The recently completed Qld Maple Entertainment Unit by Bruce, highlights the construction techniques, dovetailing and finishing methods that Bruce has

The Art of Learning

Our very popular Woodworking Classes  are now in their  7th year  !  We enjoy seeing our students learn new skills and nurture their passion for woodwork .  Over the course of this time we have been lucky enough to teach students from all demographics and from all over Brisbane including The Gold and Sunshine Coasts . The high

>Sharing Our Craft.

>Over 6 years ago, due to the growing interest in our craft, we decided to establish The Bywater Design School of Fine Woodworking.  Men and women, eager to learn traditional woodworking techniques  approached us about sharing our skills...Flash forward to 2010 and we have had the pleasure of teaching men and women of all ages, occupations and areas of Brisbane, Sunshine