Woodworking Student restores a wonderful Silky Oak Chest of Drawers

We have been running our popular woodworking classes for well over 10 years now and they are a great source of joy and satisfaction for not only our students for us as well. To see our students learn new skills that are so different from their everyday life and careers is so rewarding. Sally a

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

The New Surfboard Fad…

Well we have known for quite a while about the sustainability, the versatility, the many advantages of Creating your own Wooden Surfboard. The Sydney Morning Herald this week has highlighted these very things, that make Bywater Surfboards a wise and ecological choice for creating your perfect surfboard and riding experience...   For further information on

Bywater Design Student Work – December 2014

We are so proud of our hardworking ever enthusiastic woodworking Students. Throughout the year they embark on designing and making their own projects. They are all wonderfully varied and the finished product shows the skills and techniques that they have learned throughout the year. Peter has been working on these beautiful chairs through out the

Brisbanes Only Hollow Wooden Surfboard Classes for 2015 – At Bywater Design

HOLLOW SURFBOARD CLASSES FOR 2015 Semester One THE ONLY WOODEN SURFBOARD CLASSES IN BRISBANE   2 day shaping class This 2 day shaping class is where all the assembly work is done for you. You come in and shape your board to your individual requirements, rail shaping and fin placement, and it is ready for

Summer Board Making Class – December 2014 …

Summer is almost here !! Hooray ! And we have time for one more board making class before Christmas. Classes will commence Tuesday October 28 and run until December 16. We have a few places left so be quick and contact us now surf@bywaterdesign.com.au Hang Ten !   Bywater Design Summer surfboard class

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.