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Santa's Woodworking Shop in the Woods

2 reviewsPenn Valley, United States

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Experience hosted by Danny

5 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Recycling pine, redwood or cedar wood, you will be creating a movable, durable toy to enjoy or pass on to someone special.
The day will begin with 2-3 hours in the shop cutting, shaping and gluing parts for your chosen toy. To allow time for the glue to dry, you will have private time in the afternoon to:

- hike on trails through the woods on our 30 acres
- walk down (1/3 mile) and commune with the natural surroundings or
swim at the year-round creek on our property
- pick vegetables from our large, seasonal garden for a luncheon salad
- simply relax in creekside hammocks or patio furniture
- explore the wonderful historic and forested charm of Nevada County
- use our hot tub overlooking our creek and wooded canyon

The afternoon will involve 1-2 additional hours in the shop to complete your heirloom toy to take home.
Recycling pine, redwood or cedar wood, you will be creating a movable, durable toy to enjoy or pass on to someone special.
The day will begin with 2-3 hours in the shop cutting, shaping and gluing parts for your chosen toy. To allow time for the glue to dry, you will have private time in the afternoon to:

- hike on trails through the woods on our 30 acres
- walk down (1/3 mile) and commune with the natural surroundings or…

Danny's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    All of the power and hand tools and wood necessary to build a movable wood...
From $78
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Danny

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • 2 Reviews
  • Identity verified
We are currently Airbnb Superhosts and I am a lifelong woodworker with a completely outfitted shop. I have made hundreds of model toys over the years and have never sold one. The act of giving to family, friends and charitable organizations for silent auctions has been my passion during our years living and working overseas in Thailand as well as here in the United States.
The shop will be set up for woodworkers to read plans, prepare wood parts using power and hand tools, glue/assemble your choice of vehicles (Model T, Paddlewheel boat, Biplane or Steam Locomotive) and take home your creation.
Shop safety, proper use of power cutters, drills and sanders will be part of the experience.
We are currently Airbnb Superhosts and I am a lifelong woodworker with a completely outfitted shop. I have made hundreds of model toys over the years and have never sold one. The act of giving to family, friends and charitable organizations for silent auctions has been my passion during our years living and working overseas in Thailand as well as here in the United States.
The shop will be set up for woodworkers to read plans, prepare wood parts using power and hand tools, glue/assemble y…
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Where you'll be

This experience will be a total of approximately 5 hours in the woodshop. The remaining time will be free for guests to explore our 30 acre property or short trips to discover the historical Nevada County countryside.

2 reviews

Lewis
February 2020
I took the woodworking experience. As a novice Danny was very patient walking me through all the steps in my project. It was loads of fun. Danny is very patient and fun to work with. I highly recommend this as an activity for a day. The property has amazing views in a wonderful secluded location
I took the woodworking experience. As a novice Danny was very patient walking me through all the steps in my project. It was loads of fun. Danny is very patient and fun to work w…
Louay
June 2019
Danny was awesome with his wood workshop. My daughters love the experience and really learn amazing skills. They also come back home with amazing products they build in the workshop. Also Danny was so generous giving my daughter something he build. This experience worth repeating we decide to stay at his place few days for multi day wood workshop.
Danny was awesome with his wood workshop. My daughters love the experience and really learn amazing skills. They also come back home with amazing products they build in the worksho…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 21 and up can attend.

More tips

When working around power tools it is highly recommended that you wear closed shoes and have no loose hanging jewelry or shirt sleeves that may get snagged in the machines.

What to bring

A swimsuit if you plan to go hot tubbing during your lunch break