Adult & Family Workshops

Tap into the amazing skill and expertise of some of Australia’s master woodworkers and craftspeople over the weekend by joining a Maleny Wood Expo workshop.

A Beginners Guide to Power Carving

with with Kevin Inkster founder of Arbotech

Daily 1 hr demonstration workshops | Free

Join Kev for this free demonstration workshop who will introduce you to power carving techniques using Arbortech’s innovative tools!

SOLD OUT - Carving small animal sculptures

with Carol Russell | Carol Russell Woodwork

2 day workshop | Suitable for 18 years and over | $500 per person

Explore the gentle, meditative art of whittling by learning to carve simple animal forms. 

3.5 hr workshops | Suitable for 12 yrs and up | $20-$55 per person

Join Bianca for a cultural weaving workshop and explore Traditional Kabi weaving techniques.

Coopering - Bucket making

with David Harriman | Colonial Woodcrafts

1 day workshop | Suitable for 18 years and over | $275 per person

Spend the day with David learning the basic skills of white coopering! Use a number of traditional tools to craft your own small bucket

Greenwood Spoon Carving Workshop

with Danny Holmes | Mudjimba Woodcraft

Daily workshops | Suitable for 16 yrs and up | $150 per person

Join Danny Holmes from Mudjimba Woodcraft to make your very own spoon using greenwood and traditional carving methods.

2 day workshop | Suitable for 18 years and over | $275 per person

Join master woodcarver Don Powell for an immersive two day workshop learning the fine art of handheld woodcarving. 

Make Your Own Bamboo Flute

with Noel Dowling | Windelf Flutes

3.5 hr workshops | Suitable for 11 years and over | $50 per person

Join Noel for a fun and interactive workshop making your very own bamboo flute!

Milking Stool Workshop

with Richard Knight

1 day workshops | Suitable for 12 years and over | $275 per person

Join Richard for a one day workshop where you will make your very own milking stool!

Platypus Whispers

Guided walk along the Obi Obi with Neil Andison

Daily from 6.00 am – 9.30 am | $30 per person, 12 yrs and under free

Join local Maleny platypus expert, Neil Andison (aka the Platypus Whisperer) for a platypus spotting tour along the Maleny Trail!

Spoon Carving Workshop

with Lexie Farrell | Lf Wood Co

1 day workshop | Suitable for 18 years and over | $160 per person

Join Lexie Farrell and learn how to carve your very own wooden spoon from a pre-cut seasoned blank!

Saturday and Sunday sessions | Suitable for all ages | $10 per person

Join horticulturalist, arborist and an urban forester Sitara Gare for morning and afternoon workshops learning about how to read trees.