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Aidan McEvoy Fine Furniture

Contact Name: Aidan McEvoy

Telephone: 07811262360

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The Workshop
Alton Road
GU10 5ER

Aidan McEvoy Fine Furniture
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Aidan McEvoy Fine Furniture's Courses

Surrey - Next course on 22nd September 2018
The aim is to give you a firm grounding in the fundamentals of making furniture. You will begin by learning how to make a piece of wood flat, square and straight using a hand plane. Mastering these traditional skills will help you to achieve perfection in everything you make, whether simple or complex. The ability to achieve ‘flat, square and straight’ was the very first thing I was taught as a student and it is...
Surrey - Next course on 6th October 2018
This beginner’s furniture making course is designed to extend your knowledge and practical experience of making high quality furniture. I will introduce you to cabinet-making tools and show you how to use them effectively. You will test your new skills by creating your own wall hung mirror frame. This will be a very personal piece. Not only will you craft it by hand, using traditional techniques, but you will choose your own wood from a...
Surrey - Next course on 24th November 2018
In this introduction to laminating and veneering we cover the techniques, materials, equipment and skills involved in making a curved laminated panel covered in a finished decorative veneer. This two day laminating and veneering course is ideal for beginners and those who would like to expand their woodworking knowledge and widen their furniture making capabilities, opening up a larger choice of decorative and exotic woods not currently available through solid wood furniture making. I teach...
Surrey - Next course on 8th November 2018
In this course you will learn and practice traditional dovetailing techniques and the skills needed to layout, mark and cut dovetails by hand. This course is designed to teach you how professional cabinet makers make traditional hand cut dovetails without using magnetic saw guides or other gadgets. It is ideal for those with some woodworking experience who want to widen their furniture making capabilities by learning the secrets of this gold-standard woodworking joint. You will...
Surrey - Next course on 24th September 2018
In this, the first of the project series, you will make a large table serving platter. This is an ideal starting point if you have little or no wood working experience. The skills and knowledge you will acquire as you make this beautifully designed centrepiece are the foundations of the woodworker’s journey in pursuit of excellence in making. The processes that go into making your platter are those most used in furniture making - they...