At Blackhorse Workshop we welcome people from all backgrounds and skill levels. Whether you’re a professional carpenter who needs some space to make something for a few days or have a more casual interest and are not quite sure what you want to make, we have something that will suit you perfectly.
The prices below allow you to use the bench space on the ground floor with access to a clean working area, but no storage. Come down for the day or half day if you’re working on a one-off project, or sign up for longer if you want to use the workshop on a more serious basis.
1/2 day wood: £18.50
1/2 day metal: £21
[morning = 9.30am-1pm / afternoon = 2pm-5.30pm]
1 day wood: £26.50
1 day metal: £29.50
1 month wood & metal £210
6 month wood & metal £790
12 month wood & metal £1,470
outdoor work bay: £14.50/£26.50 per day
Please note that you will need to do an induction before starting your time here.
Even if you’re a professional, we’ll need everyone to complete an induction before using the workshop machinery to meet health and safety requirements. Please note that refunds or changes to ticket date are only available up to one week before the date of induction.
Please arrive on time. Attendees arriving 10 minutes after start time will not be admitted.
Induction #1: Weekly on Fridays or Saturdays, 10am – 12.30pm, £15.00
Learn how to use our chopsaw, bandsaw, pillar drill & disc sander.
Creative Induction: Chopping Board Saturday 21st April – SOLD OUT
Saturday 28th April – Click to book
Saturday 5th May – Click to book
Friday 11th May – Click to book
Saturday 19th May – Click to book
Women’s Induction Sunday 20th May – Click to book
Induction #2: Sundays once a month, 1 – 6pm, £50.00
Learn how to use our table saw, planer & thicknesser.
For those that have completed Induction #1 and have proved their competence with the chop saw, bandsaw & pillar drill for at least 3 days in the workshop, we offer a full day’s training for using the table saw, thicknesser & planer. Even if you have used these machines before we still need you to complete the induction, so we can feel confident that you won’t lose any fingers!
Sunday 22nd April – email firstname.lastname@example.org confirming you have completed 3 full days
Sunday 3rd June – email email@example.com confirming you have completed 3 full days
Wood Lathe Induction: Mondays once a month, 6.30 – 9pm, £40
Learn how to use our wood lathe. For those that have completed Induction #1
Monday 14th May – Click to book
All Levels: £40.00, 3 hours – Fortnightly
An introduction into the use of key metalwork machinery and equipment specific to our workshop and the use of the MIG and Metal Arc Welders. Covers the correct and safe use of PPE and the welding area.
Tuesday 1st May, 6.30 – 9.30pm – Click to book
Tuesday 15th May, 6.30 – 9.30pm – Click to book
Tuesday 29th May, 6.30 – 9.30pm – Click to book
Drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
You can buy gift vouchers for any amount, or for a particular membership or course. Call us (0208 531 1612) or drop in to arrange.
Under 18’s using the workshop:
Young people under 15 must be accompanied by an adult (who must have completed the induction), and all machinery done by them. Those users aged 15-18 are able to use the lower risk machinery items after completing the induction, excluding the chop saw which must be used under technician supervision.