Mercury School of Woodwork

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Based in Cape Town, The Mercury School of Woodwork offers you the opportunity to rediscover the age-old craft of woodwork.

Whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned woodworker wanting to brush up on technique, you’ll find the course that suits you. Our youngest students were at Grade 8 level and the oldest at 72 years!

The school was established in 2006 with the aim of providing students with the opportunity to gain knowledge of woodwork techniques, materials, machinery and finishes in a friendly, fun and safe environment. Our small classes ensure the perfect balance between shared learning and individual attention.|

We currently offer Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced courses in our Foundation in Woodwork program. The three Foundation in Woodwork courses are also offered in the form of the Intensive Course, when all fifteen lessons are completed over five days, from Monday to Friday.

This course has proved to be very popular with students from all over South Africa and overseas.

For more advanced students our Cupboard Building & Installation Course is available for anyone who wants to learn the business side of the building and installing kitchen or bedroom built-in cupboards.

This course follows the week after the Intensive course, offering a comprehensive two-week carpentry program.

  • Paarden Eiland Branch

    1st Floor, VPI House, 15 Bridgewater St, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town

Courses offered by Mercury School of Woodwork


Foundation in Woodwork

The course has 15 lessons of up to 2 hours each, divided up into three levels of five lessons each. When the course has been completed, students wh had no prior (or very little) woodwork knowledge are able to start doing simple woodwork projects on their own.

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