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Wooden furniture making has wide appeal to both the artisan and practical woodworker. Learning the wood working skills to produce a piece of furniture that will adorn your home is something that will stay with you throughout life, giving you the opportunity to be surrounded by high quality and unique wooden pieces - or simply furniture that exactly suits your needs and tastes. Sometimes referred to as cabinetry or cabinet making, this type of woodwork requires a great degree of fine detailing - and craftsmanship! The courses on these pages range from traditional chair making workshops, to furniture making courses which will equip you with skills to base a career on.
Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Gold AWARD
(19)
Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Moray - Next course on 21st August 2019
£180
2020 Dates coming soon!!!!! Visit my website and subscribe to my newsletter to hear about course dates first. Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods learning new skills and meeting new folk the green wood way. Green woodworking is a traditional practice using fresh wood still full of sap allowing the tools to split,slice,shave and cleave through the wood with ease. We will use techniques that have been developed over hundreds of years, that are in harmony with the nature and qualities of the wood itself. No prior...
Upholstery course - bring your own project
Silver AWARD
(5)
Upholstery course - bring your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
We run regular weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. Five day courses are also available. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a...
Make a Bent Stick Chair - a two day course
Platinum AWARD
(5)
Make a Bent Stick Chair - a two day course
Shropshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£200
Make a Bent Stick Chair, two day course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Create your very own sculptural and natural bent-wood chair from sustainably coppiced hazel. These traditional rustic chairs are immensely pleasing to the eye, very satisfying to make and can be tailored for your comfort. The finished chair will demand centre stage in any home or garden. You will need to bring: Secateurs, a cordless drill and a claw hammer Tutor: Dave Jackson Dave Jackson is a self-employed coppice craftsman. He won the 2012 Log to Leg...
Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Silver AWARD
Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£200
This is a lovely introduction to traditional upholstery. This course is run by Polly. Polly has over ten years experience in restoration and has been teaching in London for over seven years so you'll be in safe hands. On this course you will be taught to make a footstool from the frame up, using only traditional upholstery methods, no foam here! The frame, materials, legs (a choice of wooden or metal legs are available) and a beautiful selection of top fabrics are all provided. You will also be given refreshments,...
One day classic footstool workshop
One day classic footstool workshop
Derbyshire - Next course on 25th August 2019
£130
The classic footstool workshop is a one-day extravaganza combining painting techniques with upholstery, perfect for beginners... And lunch is included as well. You will start the day with a solid hardwood frame and throughout the day you will follow the step by step guidance of the workshop leader, learning all about the tools and materials used, as well as covering lots of techniques from webbing, applying hessian and wadding, cutting fabric and corners. You will also be introduced to basic painting techniques and have an opportunity to choose from a...
The 16 week course - the ultimate fast-track fine furniture making skills & techniques course. Train to professional standard in only 16 weeks
Platinum AWARD
The 16 week course - the ultimate fast-track fine furniture making skills & techniques course. Train to professional standard in only 16 weeks
East Sussex - Next course on 26th August 2019
£8850
This is the unique opportunity to acquire the critical skill-sets that are required to make exceptional furniture to a professional standard in the shortest time possible. Maximum Learning ~ Minimum Time ~ Affordable Price Although this course is perfect for the absolute beginner it is also completely suitable for the keen amateur or professional who has been working with wood for many years but who wants to raise their game to make high quality furniture. Whatever level or experience you might have, the starting point will be the same, you...
Woodworking - improver/advanced - two day
Woodworking - improver/advanced - two day
Staffordshire - Next course on 28th August 2019
£250
This two day advanced course is intended to stretch those with a degree of woodworking experience or may have attended one of my Beginners' courses. The theme will be the detailed process of hand cutting dovetails. This will give you an introduction and experience into creating the cabinet maker's ultimate joint. The course will be predominately project led through the making of a small trinket box in Tulipwood, hand-crafted by you to take home. I have a relaxed and informal approach to tuition and there will be no more than...
Power tool course
Gold AWARD
(7)
Power tool course
Surrey - Next course on 30th August 2019
£200
FOR DATES AND TO BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIEW WEBSITE BUTTON ON THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE. All power tool workshops are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. For those hungry to get their hands on the big toys this is the course for you. If you're already comfortable with hand tools and want those jobs to go faster with less effort then a power tool is the answer. In this course students will learn how...
Upholster a footstool workshop - weekend
Silver AWARD
(5)
Upholster a footstool workshop - weekend
Cumbria - Next course on 31st August 2019
£200
This footstool making workshop is perfect for beginners. You will be introduced to basic upholstery techniques and learn to create a footstool to take home and keep. These footstools make a perfect addition to any home. There are 3 different size footstools to choose from - 15" x 12", 15" x 24" and 24" x 24", and you will complete every step of the process in making it. You also have a choice of legs for your footstool which are all made from solid wood. All tools and materials will...
Make, paint & upholster your own footstool
Bronze AWARD
(2)
Make, paint & upholster your own footstool
Dorset - Next course on 31st August 2019
£145
Make, paint and upholster Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer. All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.

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