What Wood You Make?

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Charlottetown

1-2 people


3-6 people


This experience is available year-round from Monday to Friday.

Start time may vary.

Booking insurance available. Please see our terms and conditions link in the footer of the website for our refund policy.

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Learn to make your very own wooden souvenir out of island sourced materials.

  • Get special access to a 70-year-old, family-owned woodworking shop.
  • Receive guided instruction from a trained, professional woodworker
  • Receive safety lessons on how to use various woodworking tools.
  • Choose from a variety of materials to customize your individual souvenir.
  • Enjoy a family-friendly experience in a fun and safe workshop environment.

Bookings need to be made 48 hours in advance of the desired date in order to guarantee a spot.

Minimum of 2 people must book for this experience to take place.

Includes safety equipment and instructions on proper use of the machines and tools

Not recommended for children under the age of 10

This activity takes place in Charlottetown at McAskill’s Woodworking. Joe McAskill and his staff love sharing their craftsmanship and passion for wood.

When you arrive at the studio, they’ll give you a tour of the work area and let you decide which of the materials you want to use.

Everything is set and ready to go You’ll learn how to use the lathe and handle the cutting tools yourself. Then you’ll create your very own one-of-a-kind wood souvenir.

Free parking is available on site.

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Are children allowed?

Yes, the majority of our tours are kid-friendly. We encourage children to join most of our tours and reduced pricing may be offered in some cases. We can substitute non-alcoholic beverages on food tours that stop at breweries.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Does the tour come in other languages?

Please contact us and we will do our best to provide a translator for your experience if you require it. This will depend on the experience, for example, we can arrange a french speaking guide on our walking food and beverage tours.

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Had a great experience making a pen at McAskills. Wonderful teacher Cory and Lily loved it. We will definitely recommend this to anyone.

Tom and Lily, Charlottetown, PEI

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