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Timber Furniture Repair Cafe

Come along and learn the basics of furniture repair from an expert. Residents who are registered to attend the workshop are invited to bring in your own item of furniture that requires repairing.

At the Bower Cafe and in this workshop the woodworkers provide advice and assist members on how they can fix their damaged piece of timber furniture. They  will explain the process of fixing damaged items and will demonstrate how easily they can be restored.

Time: 10am - 12noon (arrive 9.45am).

Who: This workshop is suitable for adults who live in the City of Ryde local government area.

Equipment: Please bring your own note pad and pen to take notes. If you have a broken piece of timber furniture (eg. rickety table, wobbly or broken chair), please bring it with you for repair activity.

Clothing and footwear: Clothing must be suitable for physical activities and manual handling. Shoes must be sturdy, fully enclosed, have a non-slip sole and be suitable for workshop activities. Thongs, sandals and open toed shoes are not permitted.


  • By Bus: Bus route which stop at the Parramatta Transport Interchange are M52, 545. The Bower is located 10 minutes by walking from the Parramatta Transport Interchange.   

  • By Train: Parramatta Train Station (Transport Interchange) is the closest station to The Bower. The nearest train stations in Ryde are Eastwood, Meadowbank, North Ryde, Denistone, Macquarie Park and Macquarie University.

  • By Car: You can also drive to the shop. It takes about 20 - 30 minutes. Paid parking available above the shop. 

Cost: FREE. This is provided as no cost by the City of Ryde.

Booking: Advanced bookings essential. Book early as places are strictly limited and we anticipate this session will reach full capacity.

The program is brought to you by the City of Ryde in conjunction with The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre.

Date & Time

Saturday 01 April 2017 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM


Waste Department - City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


Free - book online early as places are strictly limited.

Book Online


The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre, Shop 1, 10 Hunter Street , Parramatta 2150 View Map

-33.814948, 150.998995
Shop 1, 10 Hunter Street , Parramatta New South Wales 2150

The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre

Shop 1, 10 Hunter Street , Parramatta 2150

Last updated on 13 March 2017