Wood Studio Craft Workshops – 2020


COVID -19 Policy: Pocosin Arts’ campus is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. We based this decision on the governor’s orders and efforts to help keep everyone healthy and safe. Currently, we are planning to follow through with our summer workshops beginning in June. However, without the ability to predict the future, we have created the following cancellation schedule. Click here to view the schedule.

Kimberly Winkle wood workshop

Kimberly Winkle
February 27- March 2
Tuition $555
(includes 35 reg. fee, materials & lunch on first/last days)

Learn the basics of shaping wood while you create fun and unique wooden toys. Starting with a block of wood, students will learn how to safely use the bandsaw, drill press, power grinding, and hand carving to bring their 3D wooden toy to life. Students will also learn a variety of techniques for painting and embellishing their finished toys to imbue them with loads of personality and charm. All Levels

Christina Boy furniture workshop
Build, Weave, Take a Seat!

Christina Boy
June 19-23
Tuition $545
(includes 35 reg. fee & lunch on first/last days)

Through this five-day workshop, students will learn the basics of woodworking. Instructor Christina Boy will teach students how to mill rough sawn lumber and how to cut simple jointery on the appropriate tools. Students will learn how to build a one-of-a-kind stool and will master the classic mid-century-modern technique of Danish paper cord weaving. All Levels

Zeke Leonard ukulele workshop
Scrap Pile Ukeleles

Zeke Leonard
July 10-14
Tuition $545
(includes 35 reg. fee & lunch on first/last days)

In this workshop, students will spend five days building working ukuleles from scratch. Students will bend sides, thickness tops, and carve necks. This workshop has something for everyone, including the seasoned woodworker looking to acquire new skills, the musician that wants to learn more about instruments, or someone with interest in woodworking! All Levels

Building a Camping Yurt in 5 Days!

Phil Hewett
September 8-12
Tuition $545
(includes 35 reg. fee, materials & lunch on first/last days)

This workshop provides an overview of the history of yurts, their anatomy, and their use. Participants will work through the process of constructing a modified Mongolian-style 15-foot diameter yurt. The construction of the essential elements, including the door and door frame, lattice walls, rafters, roof ring, wall, and roof canvas covers, will be explained in detail and constructed as a team. Participants will learn the process to pitch and strike the yurt and will gain the necessary information needed to build a yurt on their own. All levels