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


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

Working with wood is the perfect way to connect with your natural environment. Why not engage with your hidden abilities to create a finished piece. Develop your perceptions of quality and appreciation

What's On

Furniture Making:  Box Making, Stools, Chairs, Tables & more. Techniques for Veneering, Inlays, Bending & more. One Day Workshops Click HERE for more details and HERE for up and coming courses.

Instrument Making: Acoustic & Classical Guitar, Mandolin & Ukulele, Cigar Box Guitar & Canjo Guitar. 

General Woodwork & Furniture Making  Tuesday & Wednesday mornings from 9:30am - 1pm

General Woodwork & Furniture Making  Wednesday evenings 7pm - 9pm     

Enquiries for 1-2-1 tuition welcome

Group Gigs & Tour Groups

enjoyable One day projects for complete beginners and for the more adventurous

enjoyable One day projects for complete beginners and for the more adventurous

Join us at our studio and enjoy a super day working with wood.  Corporate Gigs can be fielded on a date of your choice, weekends or mid week. 

One or two day workshops available & tailored to your needs & skill levels.


We open our workshop to tour operators and tour groups by appointment. Minimum 4 / Max 10 

We have a 2 hour interactive quick project for a hands on experience.

If you fancy something more detailed then join us for a one or two day workshop.

Available 7 days a week just drop us a line and book your time.

Gift Vouchers & Books


Beginners one day courses materials and complementary lunch  €125

Check out our shop for Vouchers & Books or Design Elegance for Foodies Ideal gifts for anniversary, retirement, birthday & Christmas gifts.

Escape to the Countryside

Midnight Light on the hill picket

Midnight Light on the hill picket

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.