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

Working with wood is the perfect way to connect with your natural environment; engage with your hidden abilities to create a finished piece and develop your perceptions of quality and appreciation

What's On

General Woodwork & Furniture Making One Day Workshops Click HERE for more details and HERE for up and coming courses.

Classical Guitar & Instrument Making See Course Dates.

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

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

Mindfulness through Wooden Wall Art for Women with Ariane. Tuesday mornings 10am-12pm.

Enquiries for 1-2-1 tuition welcome

Corporate Gigs & Tour Groups


Join us at our idyllic studio and enjoy a super day away working with your hands. Our 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.


We are thrilled to now open our workshop to tour operators and tourists by appointment. 

2 hour demonstrations available in Bodhrán making, musical instrument making and spoon carving.

Or if you fancy something more hands-on  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 Vouchers & Books or Chaim's Design Elegance for Foodies Range for ideal  anniversary, retirement, birthday & Christmas gifts.

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.