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Design and Make Your Own Custom Wood-Inlay Map - $92+

A great activity for Bay Area makers, designers, cartographers, artists, crafters, doers and tinkerers!

  • No experience needed. Absolute beginners welcome!
  • Suitable for ages 8+ (our owner used to lead activities at the Boston Children's Museum!)
  • Select a location of any place on earth or design your map at woodcutmaps.com (2+ days prior)
  • Workshops last 2-3 hours
  • Select from two artwork size options: 8"x8"x0.5" or 9"x16"x0.5"
  • Learn the fundamentals of wood marquetry, a craft dating from the 1600's
  • Experience deep relaxation, satisfaction and pride during the guided hands-on process
  • Leave with a stunning, ready-to-hang wood-inlay map to gift or to add to or your own art collection
  • Class sizes range from 2-15 mapmakers / woodworkers
  • Cost includes all design fees, materials, instruction and refreshments (wine, beer and sparkling water!)
  • Come solo and make new friends over drinks and stories about your locations!
  • Bring your sweetie and make a map of where you had your first date, a favorite vacation, got engaged, etc!
  • Book out a whole class for your team offsite, birthday party or bachelorette party!
  • Have more than 15 people or want this as part of a larger event? We can come to you!

  • Please send questions and private group reservation inquiries to catherine@woodcutmaps.com.

    We hope to see you at one of these upcoming public workshops!

    Public workshops take place in the Woodcut Maps studio (1777 Yosemite Ave in Bayview, San Francisco)