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Learn To Steam Bend Your Own Lamp

From Thursday 30 January

Learn the traditional and ecological art of steam bending and produce one of these beautiful, statement lamps. Sign up for this short course to get crafting early in 2020.

Get booked on to this two-day course to learn the ancient woodwork craft of steam bending. You'll come out of it with the ability to bend wood, the know how to set up your own steam box and your own beautiful, stylish lamp. What more could you want from a weekend?

Learn To Steam Bend Your Own Lamp Birds Eye View

Your lamp will have an LED bulb, a stylishly exposed cord

What Will You Learn On The Course?

Nafisi Design will guide you through the process of how to select the right wood for your bending project, which grain will be best for steam bending and how to make a 'jig' for your creation. You will be shown how to bend the wood around it, using a key compression strap bending technique.

You will walk away from the course with one of these beautiful wooden table lamps. It will have an LED bulb, a stylishly exposed cord and you will be able to tell admiring guests that you made it yourself.

You could make this two day course an even more exciting and immersive experience by staying the night in some of the beautiful accommodation on offer at the New brewery Arts centre.

Learn To Steam Bend Your Own Lamp Close Up

Steam bending is a low energy, ecological and economical method of manipulating wood

Why Try Steam Bending?

If you want to kick off 2020 by learning a new skill or craft, then Steam Bending is a fab sustainable technique to get under your belt.

It is a low energy, ecological and economical method of manipulating wood. You will not need to purchase any expensive glue and you will create far less waste than other woodwork techniques. Steam bending leaves lower levels of waste because any sized piece of wood can be bent into shape and nothing needs to be cut away.

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