Bamboo furniture workshop: making a bamboo chair

Bamboo furniture workshop: making a bamboo chair

Upcoming dates

Saturday June 20th, 2020Sunday June 21st, 2020


The objective of this workshop is to show how to make a bamboo chair and to teach and practice some basic techniques of bamboo furniture making.

It is not necessary to have previous knowledge or skills of carpentry or similar.

You must be over 18 years old.

Minimum 3 people must confirm for the workshop to take place.

Includes 2 delicious vegetarian meals. Fresh fruits, tea and coffee will be available throughout the day, free of charge.

Course topics

  • Burning the bamboo sticks
  • Using the specific knife for working with bamboo
  • Making holes
  • demonstration of the making of a bamboochair

Course program

Arrival: Saturday 20th, 8a.m.
Salida: Sunday 21st, 5p.m.

Saturday8:00 am – 12:00 pmWorkshop

12:00 pmLunch

1:30 pm – 5:00 pmWorkshop
Sunday8:00 am – 12:00 pmWorkshop

12:00 pmLunch

1:30 pm – 5:00 pmWorkshop


The workshop will take place at Rodolfo’s beautiful property where he currently lives and where he built his amazing house out of Bamboo and Adobe

It is located in Turrubares, 10 minutes drive from Orotina or 1 hour drive from Juan SantamarĂ­a International Airport

Bring for the Workshop

  • Cloths for hot climate
  • Closed shoes for working
  • Mosquitoes repellent

Prices and accommodation options

The price only for the 2-days workshop is $130. Includes 2 meals and fruits and coffee or tea.

It is possible to stay for the night.

We offer 1 room from Rodo’s house. Or 3 rooms at 300mts from the BambooSchool. Or you can camp in your own tent.

Prices for staying overnight include dinner and breakfast

Price for camping : $145

Price for the rooms : $160

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