About your Tutor 

Tutor John Shaw has been a fine woodworker for 40 years and teaching fine woodworking for over thirty years. He studied at Rycotewood College in the UK and at the invitation of James Krenov at The College of The Redwoods in California. He taught craft, design and visual arts at Nelson Polytechnic before setting up The Centre for Fine Woodworking in Nelson New Zealand in 2006 and teaching the full time programme until 2016. He now teaches around New Zealand and mentors woodworkers at his own workshop in Nelson, NZ

Note to Students 

You will be required to wear workshop appropriate clothing ie: nothing loose and full cover footwear. Safety gear will be provided but bring your own earmuffs safety glasses and dust mask if you can as you will be more comfortable.

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LOCATION: The Warren 

 2A Cross St, Auckland CBD 

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