Past Events

Member Masterclass: Glazing Ceramics

Member Masterclass: Glazing Ceramics

Wednesday 19 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

This hands-on Masterclass, led by our technician and acclaimed potter Darren Ellis, will show you how to mix glazes, how to use different application techniques and how to tidy a piece once glazed. At the start of the workshop Darren will introduce you to common glaze ingredients alongside their function.

Part of Member Events  

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Saturday 08 July 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us at the Institute of Making to celebrate the sheer joy of stuff as we host our greatest public extravaganza of the year on Saturday 8th July to mark the finale of our Festival of Stuff.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join Micaella Pedros, social entrepreneur and product designer, to learn how to create joints with her unique technique developed while at the RCA; ‘Joining Bottles’ is an experimental wood-joining technique using shrunk plastic bottles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Micaella Pedros, social entrepreneur and product designer, to learn how to create joints with her unique technique developed while at the RCA; ‘Joining Bottles’ is an experimental wood-joining technique using shrunk plastic bottles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Stool in a Day Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Stool in a Day Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 10:00am - 4:30pm

In this masterclass, led by furniture maker Emma Leslie, participants will make a stool in a day. The class combines hand and power tools, and you will learn techniques such as planing, sawing, routing, drilling, sanding and shaping.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Join green woodworker Geoffrey Fisher to make a paint brush set. You will use wood hand-selected from Mop End Woods in Buckinghamshire and a cornucopia of different bristles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Papermaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Papermaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Join book artist and papermaker Mandy Brannan to discover the creative possibilities of combining two papermaking techniques; traditional style Japanese papermaking and recycled papermaking.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join green woodworker Geoffrey Fisher to make a paint brush set. You will use wood hand-selected from Mop End Woods in Buckinghamshire and a cornucopia of different bristles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

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