$500 – $590

Japanese Joinery - Term 2 Thur. Night Class

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KOITOYA Design/Make/Japanese Woodworking Class

1/7 William Street

Oaks Estate, ACT 2620


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Sorry it's Sold Out for new entry. (Term 2)

Waiting list available. Please email koitoya@gmail.com

(Current students have access until 15/4)

KOITOYA Japanese Woodwork Class

Thursday Night Class - 2018

Thursday Class has Structured frame

This is a set course to provide beginners with a hands-on introduction to Japanese joinery. This course is also designed to get wider basics of general woodworking by joining through out the year. Experienced students are also welcome to get hands-on knowledge on Japanese tools or joinery.

Term 2 Japanese Joinery

10 May – 5 July

Thursday nights x 9 weeks, 9 x 3 hour sessions


For serious beginners, intermediate, and serious Japanese tool lovers. The course will introduce you to Japanese joinery. Students will learn the structure of Japanese joinery techniques and more importantly, the basic understanding behind creating joints that strongly connect timbers. Students will learn skills through a series of small projects.


1. Learning about Joinery basics thorgouh Japanese joinery experince

2. Learning about using Japanese saw, plane, chisels.

What you can gain

1. Chisel works to cut some of box joints etc.

2. Plane works including Japanese block plane and skew rebate plane.

3. Water stone sharpenning skills

4. Japanese saw skills

5. Lecture about joinery


Project 1: Mitre jointed box using shooting board

Project 2: Box joint of your choice (Box joint, Dovetail joint, Nejigumi joint)

Project 3: Wooden Marret with mortice and tenon

Options available

Examples of joints we might try:

Neji- Gumi, Wedged through tenon, Jigoku-hozo...


$590 for 9 weeks workshop

price including material fee ($20)


All the tools are available. You can also bring your own.

Yearly Schedule

TERM 1 (finished)


8 FEB –12 APR 2018, 10 x 3 hours sessions, 10 nights, $630 + material fee



10 MAY – 5 JUL 2018, 9 x 3 hours sessions, 9 nights, $570

TERM 3+4


19 JUL – 13 DEC 2018, 15 x 3 hours sessions, 15 nights, $960 + timber material fee


Long Term Students Discount - by attending more than 3 terms.

Flexible plan possible. ~What if you missed the class or going on holiday?~

You can take an alternative night on Tuesday or Thursday to catch up your missing day. (General Pass = Early bird fee is not refundable.)

Optional opportunity: Saturday Machine Safety Workshop (9:30-15:30), $150 ($130 for current students)

Limited to current students only, you can get extra lectures about machine safety and usage.

This is optional. The fee will be charged on the door on the day. Only available with minimum 3 students.

Date to be confirmed.

Induction 1. Jointer, Thicknesser, Panel saw, Mortiser

Class size

Maximum 6

Number of stuff

1 tutor, Hiroshi

Cancellation Policy

0-6 days before the 2nd of June 2018: 20% cancellation fee if place is not filled.

> 7 days notice given: full refund.

Please apply through Eventbrute ticketing system.If you have any trouble, please contact me.


Hiroshi Yamaguchi

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