Furniture Making Workshop - Nottingham Trent University


Duration: Five Saturdays or one-week intensive

Price: £625

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

Burton Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4BU

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About the Course

This beginners furniture making course is for anyone who has an interest in furniture design and making.

No prior woodworking experience is necessary as you will be guided step-by-step through the different processes to create a piece of furniture.

This hands-on course will introduce you to a wide range of hand tools, machine tools and spray finishing techniques.

On this course you will:

be inducted into our well-equipped product design workshops
use tools such as dimension saws, surface plainers, thickness plainers, flatbed sanders, routers and spindles
explore different finishing techniques that will make your piece truly unique.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will have a thorough understanding of the different workshop processes, and a finished piece of furniture (a coffee table with drawer made from oak) that shows how you have applied these to your project.

Click through above to book your place online.

Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 10.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th January 2018
Monday 30th July 2018

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