The Timber & Working With Wood Show is Australia’s premier event for woodworking. The three day event will roll out Australia’s largest collection of timber aside live demonstrations that are prefect for weekend hobbyists looking to learn some DIY techniques, as well as professional woodworkers trying to refine their craft.
The Timber & Working With Wood Show will gather the best industry manufacturers and professionals in a huge exhibitor arena that will give visitors the opportunity to handle the tools first-hand. Behind each exhibition will be a team of professionals willing to trade tips and advice on their tool’s features and utility. Working With Wood will also tour Australia’s largest collection of timbers across the nation. If you’ve been searching for a unique wooden canvas for your timber projects, the Timber Show presents the one time your best options will all be catalogued in one spot.
A popular feature of the Timber Show is the Come, Try, Learn & Buy demonstration that will give woodwork enthusiasts of all ages an opportunity to try out new techniques and tools under the guidance of experienced professionals. For women interested in easing into woodwork projects, the Wood Working for Women Working demonstration will return with an exclusive program for women hobbyists.
Experts will rule the woodworking event, running shows to suit everyone. For those interested in renovating and restoring, there will be live demonstrations that give up trade secrets and reclamation techniques for fixing up your flailing home features. The DIY minded can also benefit from the home furniture crafting shows that will be accessible to craftsmen of any skill level. Expect competition details, floor plans and demonstration timetables to arrive in the near future.
Children (Under 14): When accompanied by an adult on Saturday and Sunday are free.
If you’re driving, you can reach parking by following the directions below. The parking spots will be $13 each day, or if you’re feeling sneaky, at Victoria park for just $10 a vehicle.
Expo Place & The Avenues: Accessed via Gregory Terrace – Exhibitor Pre Paid, Exhibitor Pay on the day and Visitors as available
The Marquee, Sideshow Alley & Oval 2: Accessed Via O’Connell Terrace Gate 5 – Visitor Parking
Victoria Park: Accessed via Bowen Bridge Road and then onto Gilchrist Avenue – Visitor Parking
Disabled Parking: The RNA will provide disabled parking sections in each car park area with signage, the disabled parking areas will be as close as possible to the entrance of the show.
For public transport, see the following information from the Showgrounds website;
Bowen Hills and Fortitude Valley railway stations are less than a 10 minute walk from the Brisbane Showgrounds.
For further information phone TransLink on 13 12 30.
Buses access the streets surrounding the Brisbane Showgrounds regularly.
You can also choose to ride the CityGlider buses, which provide high-frequency transport from West End to Teneriffe and Ashgrove to Stones Corner, while the free City Loop bus service is perfect for exploring the CBD.
For further information visit the TransLink website or phone 13 12 30.
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