All of our furniture making courses encompass the key principles of cabinet making and utilise Dan's extensive knowledge of his career in the luxury bespoke furniture industry. Regardless of your skill level or experience, the aim of every course is to teach you all you need to know to leave you full of confidence when creating your own projects.
The course for you: If you want to improve existing woodwork skills to create a stunning keepsake / jewellery box to a professional standard.
What is covered: The essential principles of producing high quality furniture; sharp tools, efficient techniques and pinpoint precision. We will revise the basics of woodwork methodology and how they apply to cabinet making. The key aspects of this course are;
Material selection and preparation (solid wood and veneer)
Sizing and machining sheet material
Veneer pattern matching techniques
Sizing and shooting veneers
Veneer pressing with a bag press
Preparation of pressed veneer panels
Setting up and accurate use of the router table for various tasks
Marking out a set of joints
Rebating, moulding, profiling and trimming
Mitring techniques for solid wood
Gluing up and sanding processes
Finishing selection and application
Tool sharpening and tuning
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
We strongly encourage you to bring along your own tools if you have them, however all tools and equipment are provided for use on every course. Ear defenders and dust masks are available where required.
All Course days are run from 9am to 5pm. Hot and cold drinks are provided, please bring your own packed lunch and snacks. Accommodation is not included, however there are many lovely places to stay locally around Denbigh.
Group sizes are deliberately kept small (2 to 4 people per course) so that each person gets the most out of their time with us. Open communication and questions are welcomed at all stages and time can be taken to focus on any areas that need strengthening without detracting from the course schedule.
5 days (9:00am to 5:00pm)