Private Instruction: Custom Project

Private Instruction: Custom Project

By Appointment Only $ 125.00

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Private instruction is an excellent opportunity to improve your knowledge and experience of woodworking tools and techniques. Our instructors will work with you one-on-one on anything from project design, to material selection, milling, joining, and finishing.

Please begin by emailing us at before you purchase private instruction hours. Let us know what you would like to learn or build, send us inspiration photos, and tell us what your experience level is. With that information, we can estimate the number of hours your project will take and pair you with an instructor

From there, you and your instructor will start with a one-hour planning session. This can be done by phone or in-person. You'll then meet up in the shop to begin on your project. There is a three-hour minimum per session for private instruction, which allows us to make substantial progress on your project. Private Instruction is $125 an hour.

We can't wait to get started!

Getting Here

Allied Woodshop
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$10/day, cash only. We recommend the lots on Pico Blvd just East of Wall St. Drive up the ramp and an attendant will direct you to a space. Myrtle Ave has 10-hour, metered parking for $4/day and the meters accept credit cards. Street parking is free in most street spaces after 6pm and on Sundays, just be sure to check the signs. For evening classes, do not park in the garages or you risk being locked in or towed.   

What to Wear

Please wear comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes. Boots or sneakers are fine and long pants are preferable. Do not wear loose or baggy clothing and please tie back long hair. No dangly jewelry. Please note, this is a woodshop with no AC. You can expect to get sweaty and dusty. Woodworking is hard work!

Refund Policy

Private instruction can be refunded up to three months after purchase, minus a $50 registration fee, if it has not already been scheduled or completed. We require one week's advance notice to reschedule any previously scheduled hours, and we are only able to accommodate one change request. There are no refunds or rescheduling for private instruction hours that are scheduled and not attended. Please email to schedule private instruction, request a change in scheduled hours, or request a refund.

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