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About our Beginning Woodworking Classes


Most of us no longer get the chance to create something from scratch that will last the test of time. And there’s something about starting with a piece of bare wood and making something beautiful and useful that you just have to experience. Woodworking classes at the Florida School of Woodwork are the place to do just that.

Our furniture making, woodturning, and wood carving classes are located in a beautiful, light-filled workshop in a newly renovated industrial building from the 1920s. Right at the meeting spot of Tampa’s RiverWalk district and Historic Seminole Heights.

Our instructors are amazing woodworkers, turners, and carvers with real-world experience. You will get individual attention and hours of hands-on experience. No matter your current knowledge, abilities, and goals, you will find a class for you here. Classes focus on both project and technical development in all of the disciplines of woodworking – furniture making, lathe, and carving skills, in a well organized, safe, and friendly environment.




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Experienced Woodwork Instructors

All of our classes are taught by experienced furniture makers, turners, and carvers. We are passionate makers with real-world experience. So whether you are looking for a new career, to improve your skills, or a new hobby, our instructors are here to give you the tools and experience to make your designs come to life.

Personal Attention

All of our classes are designed to give you the focused attention and encouragement needed to build your skills, comfort level, and repertoire of woodworking techniques. We keep class sizes small to tailor lessons and instruction to your individual needs.

Novice to Experienced Woodworkers

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Classes are offered at all levels and cover an array of topics, techniques and a variety of time frames. Subjects cover joinery, hand tools, finishing and cabinet making. We also offer private one-on-one classes that can be scheduled to accommodate schedules that are complicated.