Self-taught carpenter crafting his way to the top

 3 March 2022 -
A young self-taught carpenter, Thabang Shinners, has been making waves with his new business venture called ThaPlanka. Shinners, who is a Computer Information Systems graduate from the City of Roses, started his business during the 2020 lockdown.

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Carpenter learns his craft online

5 OCT 2021
. - Thabang Shinners, 22, is a self-taught carpenter who sells foldable laptop tables and other wooden products after learning his craft by watching YouTube tutorials.


Online learning shapes carpentry business

OCT 2021 -
Shinners, from Rocklands in Bloemfontein, owns carpentry business ThaPlanka. He is also a third-year Bachelor of Computer Information Systems student at the University of the Free State.

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