With an interest of the little details, Jo puts her attention to breaking down the skills she has learnt over a life time of being a carpenter into tiny pieces that she passes on to our students.
After retiring to Bega six years ago, Nellie took a Beginners woodwork course at Two Sheds and has stayed around ever since. Nellie manages the Bega workshop and she’s also a dab hand at Shaker boxes. Nellie never fails to pick up where Jo’s memory drops off!
Jess is our fabulous manager at the Wanniassa workshop! Jess is a visual artist and community organiser, who is the hub of the Two Sheds Canberra team. You will find them around the workshop and in the background of kids’ classes. (Jess uses they/them pronouns.)
Gabby is our Administrator extroidinaire! She makes everything Two Sheds work behind the scenes.
This Jess is our Bega Jess. She’s got tonnes of experience working with set building and kid’s creative workshops and brings all this to our kid’s classes
Doris studied furniture restoration for 30 years before joining Two Sheds Workshop. She has skills in a number of crafts and was a wedding dressmaker in a previous life. Her day job is teaching assistance to kindy & preschool kids. Doris combines these interests and teaches woodwork in our kid’s classes!
Bowie is a little dog with a big heart. In addition to his front of house meet and greet role Bo wears many other behind the scenes hats such as safety monitor, workshop morale boost facilitator, refreshment time advisor and Jo’s personal tech support. An all round good dog we couldn’t do it without him.
Cleon brings her enthusiasm and skills to the workshop with a calmness that adds heaps to our kid’s classes
Karen has been a carpenter for 22 years, specialising in renovations & extensions. Not only that, she has taught carpentry apprentices and been head of construction at CIT. Currently Karen is involved with the ACT chapter of S.A.L.T. (Supporting & Linking Tradeswomen), and works at Meridian as Manager of Ageing and Disability Services. Karen loves seeing people develop their skills & confidence with tools and continues this passion through teaching with at Two Sheds Workshop
A carpenter, tinkerer and a lover of all things moving parts Vickers bring joy, energy and spark to our kids classes
Helen is our pallet demolisher/timber prep extraordinaire. Any Adirondack chair, planter box or bench seat workshop timber has had some love from Helen!
Phoebe began her Two Sheds Journey as a 7 year old woodworker in our kids class in 2014 & we are excited to have her back to share her skills as a teenager assisting in our kids Bega classes.
Yemaya was a homeschool kids woodwork class participant for years way back. She is responsible for the creation of several of our staple kids projects including The Milking Stool! We love that she is back as a kids instructor.
Pip is a special needs teacher at a local primary school and brings wonderful skills to our kids program.
Kerri is a volunteer in our Wednesday Womens class in Canberra. She brings fabulous know how & experience to Two Sheds.