What A 10-day workshop that helps you develop advanced carpentry skills while creating your own piece of furniture from start to finish. Overview The carpentry workshop is developed by Auroville Consulting by partnering with Woodwork, a carpentry unit in Auroville. The 10-day event will introduce participants to advanced methods of carpentry. The program will be facilitated by Walter Van Assche, a wood smith and a master carpenter by profession. The key takeaway from this workshop will be your own piece of furniture that you designed and created from scratch. Participants Expected participants are amateur carpenters or anyone with basic skills and knowledge of carpentry. A group of 6 or more participants may choose a date at their own convenience, informing us at least a week in advance. Program schedule Day 1-2: Refresher exercises in basic carpentry Day 3: Tool sharpening, deeper knowledge, and practice of planing, sanding, and finishing Day 4: Wood Turning Day 5: Planning and overall designing of your own piece of furniture. The objective will be to plan something that challenges participants and allows them to practice advanced skills picked up in the workshop Day 6-10: Participants work on their planned project. Covid announcement All workshops and events hosted by Auroville Green Practices will follow Tamil Nadu COVID19 protocols and relevant SOPs. All participants’ temperatures will be monitored. Face masks shall be worn at all times. Social distancing shall be respected. AGP may require proof of a recent negative COVID-19 PCR test for program admission. The internal Auroville guidelines are subject to change at Auroville’s discretion. Where Pitchandikulam Forest in Auroville, an international township in the South of India, is dedicated to the goal of human unity. Why This workshop is to train participants in advanced methods of carpentry to help them build on their existing skills and take their methodology to the next level.