Ever wondered what is the big deal with bamboo? Why so many things are made out of bamboo these days? This one day introductory course will provide you with an overview on why bamboo is one of the most versatile materials. 

Learn about different bamboo species, how you can use it and get your hands dirty trying out different techniques in working with bamboo.

Who knows you might as well take a little something home with you at the end of the workshop that you made yourself. 

This course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to try their hand at making something with bamboo without long-term commitment.
  • Overview about various species, uses and working with bamboo
  • Tools and raw material
  • All presentation material and course notes
  • Bamboo poles to try out different techniques like splitting, cutting and drilling
  • Make some small objects like cups, chopsticks, etc to take home
  • Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Gloves, hat, sturdy shoes and water bottle
  • Desire to get your hands dirty and try out new things

Munir Vahanvati
Munir is a designer with a passion for sustainability, good design and the environment. 

He has been designing and building with bamboo for more than 13 years and has taught extensively in Australia and overseas. 

He has presented presented at various international conferences and is currently Vice President of the Bamboo Society of Australia and World Bamboo Ambassador for World Bamboo Organisation.

TICKETS: $129 (incl. GST)

Student price: $99 (student id required)
​Early bird: $99 (first 10 participants only ends 18 Feb 2018)

Includes morning tea, afternoon tea, all materials, tools and course notes. BYO lunch.



Date: Sat 24 March 2018
Time: 9:30 - 4:30pm
​Address: Peppertree Place, 512 Sydney Road, Coburg

Date: Sat 10 March 2018
Time: 9:30 - 4:30pm
​Address: Oriental Grove, 18 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills
Cancellations and refunds:
  • We need minimum 10 participants for the workshop to progress. If required number is not achieved Giant Grass reserves the right to cancel workshop.
  • If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.
  • If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain a 10% administration fee.
  • If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain 100% of your workshop fee.



For any queries please send an email to info@giantgrassdesign.com or call 0478 480 205.