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121 furniture making workshops found

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.

You have a woodwork project in mind but need more space, tools, machinery or guidance? Come along to our regular drop in woodwork sessions every Tuesday and some Thursdays from 9.00am - 3pm to work on your project. Past projects include furniture, doors, shelving and much more. Please see our website or contact us for more information and to book a place. Get in touch by phone or email for more information and to book...
This is a weekly course designed for both beginners and people with more experience who want help and guidance to complete a project. Morning sessions available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am-12 Bring your own item of furniture to be upholstered. You can buy a footstool frame and all the materials needed to completely traditionally upholster your stool. The course is run from my workshop based in central Bristol, with a maximum of 4 students...
MAKE and MEND is a workshop based activity group, based in Wiveton, Norfolk. It opens its doors to groups of up to 4 people who have projects of their own to do, and these can vary from repairing to renovating, to making furniture and household /garden items from scratch. The well equipped workshop is a bright and cheerful place to work and is staffed by an experienced craftsman. The Workshop is open from 2pm to...
Lutherie classes ​ I have been teaching guitar making ("lutherie") since I began teaching on the guitar making class at London Metropolitan University in early 2015. Now I also teach privately from my workshop in Bristol. I enjoy guiding students through the process of making a guitar from scratch right up until the finished instrument. I believe this is one of the most rewarding experiences anyone can have. To see several pieces of roughly hewn...
This course is designed as a taster to woodwork and touches on a host of skills whilst creating your own personalised pendant. There is a selection of five different timbers to choose from as well as a large variety of semi-precious beads you can use for your tailored design. It even comes with a box so you can turn it as a present for a loved one. Working in a spacious rural studio with a...
Merseyside - Next course on 23rd July 2019
Come along to one of our (one day) fun and friendly upholstery workshops at Rainford Village Hall, St. Helens. Learn how to make and upholster a lovely footstool from scratch to take home with you on the day and make some new like minded friends. The workshops are from 10am to 3pm (5 hours). A small group of no more than 6, therefore you will receive one to one instruction for much of the time....
Scottish Borders
One day stool making course - courses run throughout the year. This is a really great day to get stuck into green woodworking if its your first time. Or even to hone up on skills if you've had a shot before. You are taken through the process from a log, split out, make tenons and mortices shape a seat and sculpt the legs on a shaving horse. Assemble and sit !! The making of something...
Cheshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
Make your own pallet masterpiece with us in our Create for Nature workshop. Training, tools and materials provided, just bring along your creativity! Making beautiful furniture from waste timber is a fantastic way of making something amazing for your home whilst also helping the environment. 'Wombling' is what the Create for Nature project is all about, and on this event you will learn invaluable new skills to take forward and continue to create your own...
Sharp tools are the essence of good woodworking. On this one-day course I will show you how to get your tools into tip top condition. All the main green woodworking tools will be covered - draw knife and spoke-shave, whittling and hook knives, travisher, chisels and planes. Learn the theory and practice of tool sharpening. Bring your own tools. I will provide sharpening stones but please bring your own sharpening equipment for assessment and possible...
Make your own footstool or headboard in just one day in the relaxed rural setting of the Lune Valley just south of Kirkby Lonsdale, on the border of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Or bring a dining chair to re-cover if you prefer. All the upholstery workshops are guided by Sue Marsden. Sue is the owner of Tuffett and makes bespoke footstools for clients throughout the UK. She also teaches upholstery and runs...

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