Make a Windsor Chair with Howard Archbold & Geoff Tonkin

2021 Chair Making Course dates are

April Course completed

September Saturday 18th to Monday 27th . Course full

There is strong inquiry for these courses and both have a waiting list so please contact us if you are interested. We will be adding other courses during the year if there is the sufficient demand. The cost of the 10 day course in 2021 remains at $1500

Make a Windsor Chair with Geoff & Colina Tonkin

NEW COURSES for 2021

MAY  Saturday 1st to Monday 10th, Course full

AUGUST  Saturday 21st to Monday 30th, Course full

OCTOBER  Course, dates to be confirmed but expressions of interest welcome

Scroll down the page to read the course description.

2021 Courses

April 2021 class

  April class photo

2020 Windsor Chair Courses

There were  3 chair courses in 2020 and a  total of 23 chairs  made by students. This  takes to 105 the number of chairs completed here at our Molong workshop during the last 9 years.


The perfect log


Chair no.100


2019 Chair Courses

A total of 16 chairs  were completed during two courses in 2019.


Make a Windsor Stool  with Geoff  & Colina Tonkin

Dates for 2021 courses are yet to be set but please contact us if you are interested. The cost of this course is $600.

For a complete course description  scroll down the page to “course description“.

Click on these links to watch two short video by Rowan and John which pretty much captures the essence of our courses.



Windsor Stools and their Makers in 2019 



Chair Makers from the September 2018 Course



Chair Makers from the April 2018 Course.   This was the tenth chair making course run here at our Molong Workshop


Stool Makers from the October 2018 Course

Stool Makers from the March 2018 Course


Chair Makers from the 2017 Courses


Brooklyn workshop during the 2015 course

Chair makers and stool makers from the course held during April 2016

Tony stool Tim Rowan 1 Mike John 1 Ian & Howard John stool Gabriel Dinner 3 Chairs from Molong workshops Bob Shave horse derby

Gabriel's chair 1   Gabriel's chair Tony's stool

Cost: Chair Course: $ 1500

Tools and Materials: everything included except your lunch

Location: ‘Brooklyn’ 10km from Molong in the Central West of NSW, Australia

Accommodation: Please inquire

Chair makers and stool makers from the 2015 Molong course

Chair makers dinner 1 Gabriel Harry & Tania

The Lee's Paul John Templeton 1

Chair makers from the 2014 Molong Windsor Chair and Stool Making Courses

Day 1 Russell Day 10

Chair makers from the 2013 Molong Windsor Chair and Stool Making Courses

Anne Burn's chair Reg and Cameron's chair Dennis's chair

John Templeton's stool Judy's chair

Other courses on offer:

>> Learn to Play the Didgeridoo
Make a Cigar Box Guitar & Basic Tool Making                              “There’s a chair in there’

For further information contact Geoff Tonkin

Tel: 02-63668174
Mobile: 0427677226