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Woodwork lessons with the expert

Unlock Your Woodworking Potential with Rudolf Zuidema’s Expert Lessons!

Embark on a transformative journey into the artistry of woodworking with the guidance of our renowned expert, Rudolf Zuidema. With over two decades of hands-on experience and a passion for innovation, Rudolf is ready to share his wealth of knowledge through personalized woodwork lessons.

Whether you’re a beginner eager to explore the basics or an experienced woodworker seeking advanced techniques, Rudolf’s classes cater to all skill levels. Learn from a master craftsman who has not only represented South Africa at the World Skills Olympics but also trained under a British master joiner, gaining insights into traditional joinery techniques.

Discover the joy of crafting something unique or mastering woodwork and joinery skills that you may have never known of.

Why Choose Rudolf Zuidema’s Woodworking Lessons?

  • Learn from a seasoned master craftsman
  • Receive personalized guidance tailored to your skill level
  • Acquire hands-on experience in a supportive environment
  • Explore traditional joinery techniques and modern innovations
  • Unleash your creativity and passion for woodworking

Seize the opportunity to learn from the best—enroll in Rudolf Zuidema’s woodwork lessons today and embark on a rewarding journey of craftsmanship and creativity!

Courses can be tailor made to suit you and your groups’ needs.

Woodwork lesson structure:

  • Currently our structure for woodwork lessons is quite flexible.
  • We offer two options: a project or skills lessons, you decide.
  • Get your own group of friends/family members together of a minimum of 4 people and then the course can be tailored to the group’s desires.

Guidelines for woodwork courses:

  • Courses are run in the evenings from 17:30 – 20:00 for 4 consecutive weeks.
  • We have a fixed hourly charge for 1-4 people maximum.
  • Projects or skills lessons are pre-determined by each group.
  • All tools and materials and refreshments will be provided.

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Wood machining services for industry and enthusiasts

Is your workshop too limited or are your machines not capable? Let us help transform your visions into stunning reality with our top-notch woodwork services, specializing in:

  • solid wood machining,
  • custom mouldings,
  • wood component manufacturing,
  • BLUM CNC Cabinet processing, and
  • REVEGO Pocket Door manufacture.

At RA Woodcraft, we take pride in crafting timeless and high-quality wooden elements that enhance the beauty and functionality of your living spaces.

Solid Wood Machining Excellence:
We provide precision wood machining services. Whether it’s intricate detailing or seamless finishes, our state-of-the-art machinery ensures unparalleled accuracy, bringing your design ideas to life with finesse.

Custom Mouldings Tailored to Perfection:
Our skilled craftsmen shape wood to your specifications, delivering bespoke mouldings.

Wood Component Manufacturing:
In need of precision-engineered components for your woodworking projects? Look no further! Our experienced team excels in component manufacturing, providing you with high-quality, durable parts that seamlessly integrate into your creations.

BLUM CNC Cabinet Processing:
Experience the pinnacle of innovation with our BLUM CNC Cabinet processing services. Our advanced technology with the new BLUM Mini Press Top ensures flawless precision in cabinet creation.

REVEGO Pocket Door Manufacture:
Maximize space and add a touch of sophistication with our REVEGO Pocket Door manufacture. Our skilled craftsmen design and construct BLUM pocket doors that effortlessly slide into the wall, saving space and enhancing the overall flow of your interiors.

Why Choose RA Woodcraft?

  • Unparalleled craftsmanship
  • Cutting-edge technology
  • Customization to suit your unique style
  • Attention to detail
  • Timely and efficient project delivery

Discover the beauty of bespoke woodwork with RA Woodcraft. Let us bring your ideas to life, creating lasting impressions through the artistry of wood. Contact us today.

About Us

About Us RA Woodcraft

R.A Woodcraft: “craftsmanship | integrity | sustainability”

At the head of the team founder, Rudolf Zuidema, has over two decades of woodworking experience.

He is classically trained and a fully qualified joiner/wood machinist, but above all else he has an infectious passion for innovation.

Rudolf has represented South Africa at the World Skills Olympics in Joinery where he finished in the Top 10.

During his training he spent time training under a British master joiner, refining his skills and learning traditional joinery techniques.

Investment into state of the art German machines and the very best tools has enabled the team at R.A. Woodcraft’s craftsmanship and skills to shine.

Rudolf’s moto is craftsmanship, integrity and sustainability and this embodied by all who work at R.A. Woodcraft.

We have an amazing team who receive continual training and skills development. Our team is dedicated and sensitive to doing all they do with meticulous attention. We source sustainable woods and finish our products in environmentally friendly finishing products. We also try to recycle as much of our workshop waste as possible.

RA Woodcraft produces top quality custom furniture, kitchens or any bespoke wood product for discerning clients. We work closely with the client to understand their needs and vision and then make that dream come true.

We love what we do and we love seeing the end results and the happy clients – this is our soul food!

About Us RAW Wood

r.a.w: “Making life just that little more special and lovely”

r.a.w has grown from R.A. Woodcraft spear headed by Rudolf’s wife, Jana.

Her vision is to create a lifestyle brand of bespoke wood products that make life just that little more special and lovely.

Using the skills of Rudolf and his team the r.a.w products are of top quality and craftsmanship using top grade wood and finishes that are synonymous with the R.A Woodcraft brand.

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5 Haryn Park, 13 Mocke RoadDiep River, Cape Town, South Africa

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Call: +27 79 428 4434

RA Woodcraft Business Hours


Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00

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RA Woodcraft has partnered with Greenpop, an award-winning registered non-profit organisation (NPO#: 151-411 NPO; PBO#: 930050622) headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.
Greenpop works to restore ecosystems and empower environmental stewards through forest restoration, urban greening, food gardening, and environmental awareness projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. Greenpop was founded in 2010 and has since planted over 174,000 trees and inspired over 150,000 active citizens across South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.
We are proud to be partnering with Greenpop in funding the planting of trees in their projects.

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