OPENING WEEKEND! We are opening at the Shieldfield Centre on Friday 22 October – come and join us!


Wood Workshop

The wood workshop is available for studio and associate members to use. It has a wide range of tools and facilities, and support is provided where necessary.

Please note the Wood Workshop is currently closed while The NewBridge Project relocates to The Shieldfield Centre. We aim to reopen in our new premises in Autumn 2021.

User Induction / 1.5 hours / £25 per person

Induction includes:

  • Health and Safety 
  • Introduction to equipment and facilities 
  • Brief demonstration and training on use of some of the available hand tools.  

 The NewBridge Project Wood Workshop facilities include: 

• Chop saw
• Table saw
• Pillar drill
• Morticer
• Thickness planer
• Band saw (bench top)
• Router table
• Brad gun and compressor
• Angle grinder
• Drills
• Jigsaw
• Variety of hand tools

All people using the workshop must have a health and safety induction, and  receive instruction on the equipment, facilities and rules of the workshop prior to using the space – this must be organised directly with Joe. 

To arrange a suitable induction and time please email Joe 

After the induction you can pay per time you use the space at  £10 per hour, at a time when the workspace is open. Sessions can be arranged using the shared google calendar, which you will be invited to join following induction. Please note at this time you will not be able to use the workshop unsupervised. 

Public events  are open to everyone, but please note you must be an Associate or Studio Member to use the wood workshop on a regular basis.

Additional technical support, mentoring and fabrication can be provided at an additional cost, please email Joe for queries on: