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Wood Workshop

Bookings can be made up to 28 February 2022, except for 11-15 January when the Wood Workshop will be closed for annual maintenance.

Before booking, you will need to have received a Building Induction – book here Book a Building Induction, and also a half day Wood Workshop Induction which you book by emailing office@edinburghsculpture.org or phoning 0131 551 4490.  Wood Workshop Inductions are offered on Wednesday mornings, a hands-on training and practice Session from 9.30am-12.30pm.

First Wood Workshop Induction available in 2022:  Wednesday 9 February

You can join to become a Member here.

The Wood Workshop is a large workshop with several benches for use in conjunction with the Named User equipment and other hand held equipment.

The space operates under a PPF3 mask wearing policy, with good ventilation, large air volume and fresh air from outside through the Covered Yard.

You can book a maximum of two sessions per week.

Specify the equipment you need to use when booking:

Named user equipment: ¼ – 1 inch Band Saw, Panel Saw, Planer and Thicknesser, 12 inch Sander, Chop Saw, Table Router, Pillar Drill.

Planer Thicknesser and Table Router require additional training and induction, plus a buddy system with Technicians – book through ESW’s reception and discuss with the Technicians.

If you have a big project or important deadline coming up, arrange to meet in advance with Stephen Murray to devise a programme of work.

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Description

ESW’s Wood Workshop is a large workshop with several benches for use in conjunction with the fixed equipment.

Two spaces are now available in the Wood Workshop, which has a PPF3 mask wearing policy, ventilation, large air volume and fresh air from outside through the Covered Yard. Please specify what equipment you need to use during the booking process.

Named user equipment: ¼ – 1 inch Band Saw, Panel Saw, Planer and Thicknesser, 12 inch Sander, Chop Saw, Table Router and Pillar Drill.  To work with this equipment users must first have an induction to demonstrate their competency. For anyone unfamiliar with machinery ESW can offer training which can be arranged directly with the technical team. Planer Thicknesser and Table Router require additional training and induction, plus a buddy system with Technicians to use. Please book in for the training through ESW reception and discuss alternatives with the technicians.

If you just want to use hand-tools and are working on assembly there are several alternative Workspaces to use.