Hill Picket Studio is a unique venue for the pursuit of fine woodwork and musical instrument making


Classes are tutored by master craftsman Chaim Factor. Guitar making is tutored by luthier Lloyd McCann


May 12 & 13th Drum Making

Join Ariane Factor, Sound Healer & musical instrument maker on this two day course. Learn how to make your own frame drum, Shamanic drum or Bodhrán from start to finish and learn how to use your drum for healing with a workshop on therapeutic rhythms. 

Visit Course Dates for details.


The Corporate Gig


Our Corporate Gigs can be fielded on a date of your choice, weekends or mid week. We will try to accommodate your schedules.

One or two day sessions can be tailored with suitable projects by arrangement.

Working with wood is the perfect way to connect with your natural environment. Engage with your hidden abilities to create a finished item.  Develop your perceptions of quality and appreciation. Gain an understanding of how quality of application affects your products and the core of your business. 

Corporate Gigs are for groups of 5 to 8 persons 

Enquiries for personal tuition welcome

Gift Vouchers & Books 


 Super gifts for Christmas

One Day Beginners Course

Suitable for complete beginners or for the more experienced.

Fees: € 125.00 per session

One Day Beginners Course

Why not not give it a go ?

Refreshments provided.

Check out our Vouchers & Books page for  ideal gifts for Christmas

Escape to the Countryside


Hill Picket Studio is set in the heart of County Wicklow with spectacular views of the Vale of Avoca, the Wicklow Mountains and surrounding countryside. This setting and the facilities provided create a wonderful opportunity for people to spend some time developing their interest and skills in fine woodwork.

Check out the Blog Spot Page to see a Step x Step tutorial on how to make this Hazel and Oak inlay

Blog Spot