Japanese Toolbox with Derek Jones

Japanese Toolbox with Derek Jones

Japanese style joinery can be extremely complicated but there are occasions when simplicity and function come together to make the perfect form.
Next course: 28-29 April 2018 | 6-7 October 2018
Cost: £275

Make A Six Board Chest with Derek Jones

Make A Six Board Chest with Derek Jones

The six board chest is a design that is almost as old as the concept of furniture itself and is as relevant today as it has ever been.
Next course: 12-13 May 2018 | 17-18 November 2018
Cost: £275

Wood Finishing Weekend Class

Wood Finishing Weekend Class

An ideal course for anyone who wants to learn more about finishing techniques and get some practical, hands-on experience.
Next course dates: 28-29 October 2018.
Cost: £275

Making the Perfect Dovetails Weekend Class

Making the Perfect Dovetails Weekend Class

Ideal if you want to know more about the mark of a master craftsman – the dovetail joint! When well-executed it is the epitome of high-level work.
Next course: 21-22 April & 13-14 Oct. 2018. Cost: £275

Wood Carving Weekend Class

Wood Carving Weekend Class

Taught by Roy James Martin, a professional wood carver, working on commissions and projects who has been carving wood for over 30 years.
Next course: 5-6 May 2018
Cost: £275

Make a Wooden Hand Plane with Theo Cook

Make a Wooden Hand Plane with Theo Cook

Learn how to make a wooden plane. This will involve skills such as bandsawing, routing, drilling, shaping with a spokeshave, sanding and finishing.
Next course date: 2-3 June 2018
Cost: £275

Laminating Weekend Class

Laminating Weekend Class

Experience these amazing techniques and take your work to a different level! As laminating is more accurate than steam bending, it is ideal for combining sculptural work with fine cabinet making.
Next course: 23-24 June 2018
Cost: £275

50 Week Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

50 Week Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

This one year course is aimed at those who are looking for a big change in their life. Do you wonder if you have the creativity and the ambition to run your own business? We’ll teach you everything you need to know, right from the beginning.
Start: January/May/September | Cost £17,000.

20 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

20 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

The 20 week course covers all the same elements as the 12 week but allows more time to complete your projects, and will give you much needed practice whilst having support and advice when it is needed.
Start: January/May/September | Cost £10,000.

12 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

12 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

The 12 week course is intended as an introduction to furniture making and covers all the basics. After the course you only need practice, determination and imagination.
Start: January/May/September | Cost £6,500.

Make a Skateboard

Make a Skateboard

Make your own skateboard, and take home a finished deck that’s ready to have trucks mounted.
Next course date: 19-20 May 2018
Cost: £275 + £50 for materials

Spindle Moulding Weekend Class

Spindle Moulding Weekend Class

The spindle moulder is a versatile machine – we cover safe use and setup, rebating, shaping, using formers, tenons, power feeds, jig making, and guarding.
Dates: TBC.

Wood Machining Weekend Class

Wood Machining Weekend Class

For either a beginner or an intermediate. If you’ve invested in new machines and want to know how to safely use or set them up, on this two day course you can learn from the professionals!
Date: TBC

Advanced 50 Week Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

Advanced 50 Week Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

This one year course is aimed at those who are already trained or self taught, and are looking to push themselves. Do you wonder if you have the creativity and the ambition to run your own business? We’ll help you to expand your knowledge and put it into practice.
Start: January/May/September 2018 | Cost £15,000.

2 Year Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

2 Year Furniture Design & Makers’ Course

This two year course is aimed at those who are looking for a big change in their life. Whether you’re deciding what to do after college, or looking for a career change, this course is ideal, and suitable for complete beginners.
Start: January/May/September 2018 | Cost £30,000.

50 Week Furniture Making Only Course

50 Week Furniture Making Only Course

This one year course is aimed at those who are interested in making and crafting, and might be keen to work as a maker for a designer in the future. We’ll teach you everything you need to know, right from the basics.
Start: January/May/September 2018 | Cost £16,000.

An Introduction to Handtools and Furniture Making

An Introduction to Handtools and Furniture Making

An introduction to handtools and furniture making. No previous experience is required, just plenty of enthusiasm!
Sign-up for a one week taster course before committing to a full time 12, 20 or 50 week course and receive the one week course fee refunded against the cost of the longer course.