Make a wooden steam bent lamp with Abdollah Nafisi

Ref: S1D10119

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About this course

Learn how to bend wood into fantastic curved shapes to make a beautiful and functional lamp for your home or workspace.

Course Description

Create a wooden table lamp to fit with a LED bulb and cord.

You will learn how to make a steam box at home, how to select the right wood and grain for steam bending, how to make a jig to bend the wood around and a key bending technique.

Be prepared for an active hands-on day, as you make your lamp base and learn to finish the wood.


Timetable for one day courses

Students should arrive by 9am for registration.

Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm

Lunch is included.

Course Materials


  • All of the materials including the timber, bulb and cord.
  • Also use of a steam box and jigs for the processes used on the day.

What students need to bring

  • An apron and stout covered footwear to wear in the workshop – essential

Available to buy

  • Available from shop:
  • Abrasive papers


Abdollah Nafisi

Abdollah Nafisi is a designer craftsman at Nafisi Studio, with over 15 years experience in woodworking. He has created luxury furnishings and artwork for the home as well as sculptural works for the outdoors. 

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