You'll never believe the quality & complexity of the pieces you are able to produce using only hand tools. We will show you exactly how to do it and break it down step by step within our in-person classes.
Our workshop, located in one of the coolest neighbourhoods in Toronto, brings together people from all backgrounds and walks of life with a common passion for woodworking.Discover the School
I learnt more in the first semester of the resident program at the Unplugged Woodshop that I had done about anything in yearsTom Raw Resident Student
Hand tools don't start at the workbench. They start with the breakfast you had this morning and the amount of sleep you had last night. They start with a fire under your arse so you'll get into your workshop and start making shavings of your own.
No matter if you are just getting started or are a seasoned woodworking veteran, this membership will motivate you to grab hold of a hand plane and put in the work.Become a Member
There’s endless information out there which can be overwhelming for a beginner — […] you can spend all your time researching instead of getting on with it. I definitely found it helpful to settle on one or two sources of information about tools and techniques and follow their recommendations to get started.Jude O'Sullivan Longtime Member
“This East coaster is certainly humble about his extensive resume; he's written two popular books about traditional woodworking using hand tools, and is commissioned internationally - from Australia to Germany - to teach his craft.”
My website has reached hundreds of thousands of visitors worldwide, my videos have been watched by millions and I had the pleasure to teach thousands of dedicated students in person, through my books and online.
Yet there is still nothing I enjoy more than simply building something and sharing every detail transparently with you.About Tom Fidgen
the teachers’ generosity, experience, and enthusiasm skillfully lead us through a thorough, fully hands-on,tour of all important aspects and techniques of traditional woodworking and left us confident we can tackle any projectFilippo Tampieri Resident Student
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