Peter Oates

Peter Oates 50 week course student

Peter studied on the full time 50-week Furniture Making and Designing course. He says – “sessions with Marc really opened my eyes to different ways of approaching things.”

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Jed Corbett

Jed Corbett a 50 week student at Robinson House-Studio, furniture design courses

This wonderful low table was designed and made here at the school by our 50 week student Jed. The table stands 380mm high and at its widest point is 1100mm in diameter.

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Wilson Law

Wilson Law, writing desk, 2021 Robinson House Studio

Wilson Law, 50 week student at robinson house studio 2021 completed three excellent pieces of work.

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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: 5-6 June 2021
Cost: £295

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Anna Dugard

Anna Dugard's Nahas Console Table

With access to 3D printing for prototyping and a CNC machine, I was keen to use these facilities for my first project.

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Anna Dugard feature in F&C Magazine

F&C article on Anna Dugard's Nahas Console Table

We were thrilled to see ex-student Anna Dugard’s wonderful console table featured in Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine. F&C is an industry stalwart, it focuses exclusively on fine furniture with the aim of promoting excellence in furniture making, so we are always delighted to see our students’ work showcased.

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Make a Wooden Hand Plane with Theo Cook

How to make a wooden hand plane weekend

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: 25-26 September 2021
Cost: £295

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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: Autumn 2020 Date TBC
Cost: £295

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Theo Cook in Profile

Theo Cook in Profile

Undoubtedly a singularly gifted and knowledgeable individual, it is reassuring to know that someone like Theo Cook is instructing and inspiring the next generation of furniture makers in their craft, as Martin Pim-Keirle discovers here.

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Felix Wells

Felix Wells studied at robinson house studio

Marc’s lesson on material science was one of the best lectures I have attended, it was inspiring and gave me many new ideas for mixing materials. Felix Wells.

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Theo Cook on YouTube

Desk for Lady Bath, made from English Yew wood by Theo for Senior and Carmichael

Theo often shares his work and passion for woodworking on YouTube and has amassed a significant following over the years. Here we share with you some of his best videos with a short introduction to each.

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Wood Carving with the Wood Warlock

Dickie Baugh, the Wood Warlock, woodcarver

We are delighted to have Dickie join us to offer would be woodcarvers chance to explore this ancient art form with a master of the craft.
Next Course Date: TBC, likely Autumn 2020.
Cost £120.

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FT: PAD London 2019

FT: PAD London 2019

Marc appeared in the Financial Times on September 20th 2019. The piece covered his design ethos and ambitions prior to showing with Todd Merrill at PAD London.

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24 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

24 Week Furniture Makers’ Course

The 24 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 £12,500.

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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 £7,500.

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Gift Vouchers

Why not buy your loved one a gift they will really appreciate, no more socks this Christmas!
Available as set amounts or for a specified course.

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Gary Adams

Gary Adams dressing table

Having spent most of my working life as a draughtsman drawing fitted furniture I always knew I wanted to learn how to make furniture to the highest standard possible.

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Christian Watson

Christian Watson chair

Chair in leather, aluminium, and leather Read our latest update on Christian Watson’s career here. Having left school to join the creative industry, I wasn’t sure where to start. After researching areas, I was interested in I found that Marc’s

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An Introduction to Handtools and Furniture Making

one week taster tray 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, 24 or 50 week course and receive the one week course fee refunded against the cost of the longer course.

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