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

Timber Working with Wood Show RNA Brisbane 2015

    Come and see for yourself the ultimate in Wooden surfboards.       Bywater Design in Collaboration with CarbaTec will be demonstrating shaping techniques for hollow wooden surfboards all this weekend at the Working With Wood Show RNA Brisbane. We will have the ultimate in wooden surfboard collections, with an extensive range of

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      

Another wonderful example of Student Work !

The recently completed project by Chris, a wonderful long-term student; shows the amazing diversity of projects that our students complete... Incorporating the stunning native bird scene into this porthole like window, highlights both the rich colours of the stained  glass as well as the natural hue of the recycled silky oak timber that was used. Well done Chris, 

::Apprenticeship Achievements !!

Shaun, who recently began his 3 yrd of his apprenticeship recently completed his theory module learning new leg and rail construction and timber selection processes. During this time Shaun successfully made a coffee table and chair, using New Guinea Rosewood, Shaun has put his knowledge to wonderful practical use,  constructing furniture of a high calibre

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 !