30Jan 2023

8:30am-5:30pm

Beginners' Course January 2023

Furniture making for beginners

Learn the essential skills needed to use furniture making tools – our beginners’ course will introduce you to the importance of sharpness and how to sharpen hand tools, as well as accurate joint cutting techniques whilst making a dovetailed and tenoned English Sweet Chestnut letter rack.

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06Feb 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

French Polishing Course February 2023

French polishing and traditional wood finishing

This short course is ideal for people who would like to learn how to finish furniture using traditional wood finishing and French polishing techniques. The course is also suitable for restorers and owners of antique furniture as well as hobbyists.

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13Feb 2023

8:30am-5:30pm

Box Making Course February 2023

Improve your furniture making skills

This improvers’ course is aimed at students who already have a foundation in basic furniture making skills. Make a stylish, small accurately mitred box with a hinged lid and veneered and inlaid top, using hand skills. Suitable for students who already have good furniture making skills and are practised in tool care and sharpening. Designed to follow on from the beginners’ course.

27Feb 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

Routing Course February 2023

An introduction to safe and productive routing

Learn essential skills you’ll need to use hand-held and table-mounted routers; understand the importance of router and cutter selection as well as accurate and safe setting up, whilst making a jointed tool tray. After learning the fundamentals, the third day teaches more advanced routing skills and techniques including jig design and making, tool care and curved work.

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20Mar 2023

8:30am-5:30pm

Beginners Course March 2023

Furniture making for beginners

Learn the essential skills needed to use furniture making tools – our beginners’ course will introduce you to the importance of sharpness and how to sharpen hand tools, as well as accurate joint cutting techniques whilst making a dovetailed and tenoned English Sweet Chestnut letter rack.

27Mar 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

French Polishing March 2023

Spaces are still available for our March French Polishing Course.

This short course is ideal for people who would like to learn how to finish furniture using traditional wood finishing and French polishing techniques. The course is also suitable for restorers and owners of antique furniture as well as hobbyists.

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24Apr 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

Routing Course April 2023

Improve your Routing Skills with Peter Sefton's Routing Course

An introduction to safe and productive routing

Learn essential skills you’ll need to use hand-held and table-mounted routers; understand the importance of router and cutter selection as well as accurate and safe setting up, whilst making a jointed tool tray. After learning the fundamentals, the third day teaches more advanced routing skills and techniques including jig design and making, tool care and curved work.

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05Jun 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

Routing Course June 2023

Improve your Routing Skills with Peter Sefton's Routing Course

An introduction to safe and productive routing

Learn essential skills you’ll need to use hand-held and table-mounted routers; understand the importance of router and cutter selection as well as accurate and safe setting up, whilst making a jointed tool tray. After learning the fundamentals, the third day teaches more advanced routing skills and techniques including jig design and making, tool care and curved work.

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19Jun 2023

8:30am-5:30pm

Beginners' Course June 2023

Furniture making for beginners – fundamentals & tool sharpening

Learn the essential skills needed to use furniture making tools – our beginners’ course will introduce you to the importance of sharpness and how to sharpen hand tools, as well as accurate joint cutting techniques whilst making a dovetailed and tenoned English Sweet Chestnut letter rack.

Book Now

16Jan 2023

9:00am-5:00pm

Routing Course January 2023

An introduction to safe and productive routing

Learn essential skills you’ll need to use hand-held and table-mounted routers; understand the importance of router and cutter selection as well as accurate and safe setting up, whilst making a jointed tool tray. After learning the fundamentals, the third day teaches more advanced routing skills and techniques including jig design and making, tool care and curved work.

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