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


Woodwork Courses

We Offer a range of woodwork classes and courses from our studio in County Wicklow. Our furniture making class guides beginners through a range of enjoyable projects. We cater for woodworking enthusiasts of all levels as well as those interested in broadening their skills to instrument making with courses in classical guitar and mandolin making. 

Instrument Making  

- Canjo Guitar -  1 String

- Cigar Box Guitar - 2 Strings

- Ukulele - Soprano & Tenor 4 Strings

- Mandolin - 8 Strings

- Classical Guitar - 6 Strings

 Ideal for courses beginners interested in instrument making.

          See course dates for details.


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.