Undoubtedly a singularly gifted and knowledgeable individual, it is reassuring to know that someone like Theo Cook is instructing and inspiring the next generation of furniture makers in their craft, as Martin Pim-Keirle discovers here.
Marc’s lesson on material science was one of the best lectures I have attended, it was inspiring and gave me many new ideas for mixing materials. Felix Wells.
Theo often shares his work and passion for woodworking on YouTube and has amassed a significant following over the years. Here we share with you some of his best videos with a short introduction to each.
Marc appeared in the Financial Times on September 20th 2019. The piece covered his design ethos and ambitions prior to showing with Todd Merrill at PAD London.
In the Newhaven studio of furniture-maker Marc Fish, Claudia Barbieri discovers how the designer bends wood to his will.
Experience these amazing techniques and take your work to a different level! As laminating is more accurate than steam bending, it is ideal for combining sculptural work with fine cabinet making.
Next course: 27-28 June 2020
Steam bending is an ancient woodworking process which is found on every continent.
Next course date: 25th July 2020.
Cost: £240 – 1 day
Learn how to make a wooden plane. This will involve skills such as bandsawing, routing, drilling, shaping with a spokeshave, sanding and finishing.
Next course date: 8 – 9 August 2020
We are delighted to have Dickie join us to offer would be woodcarvers chance to explore this ancient art form with a master of the craft.
Japanese style joinery can be extremely complicated but there are occasions when simplicity and function come together to make the perfect form.
Next course: Autumn 2020 Date TBC
The six board chest is a design that is almost as old as the concept of furniture itself and is as relevant today as it has ever been.
Next course: TBA
The 24 week course covers all the same elements as the 12 week but allows more time to complete your projects, and will give you much needed practice whilst having support and advice when it is needed.
Start: January/May/September | Cost £12,500.
The 12 week course is intended as an introduction to furniture making and covers all the basics. After the course you only need practice, determination and imagination.
Start: January/May/September | Cost £7,500.
Tim Evershed was recently featured as ‘One to Watch’ in a Homes and Garden magazine article during October 2017.
Why not buy your loved one a gift they will really appreciate, no more socks this Christmas!
Available as set amounts or for a specified course.
Having spent most of my working life as a draughtsman drawing fitted furniture I always knew I wanted to learn how to make furniture to the highest standard possible.
Chair in leather, aluminium, and leather Having left school to join the creative industry, I wasn’t sure where to start. After researching areas, I was interested in I found that Marc’s courses and ‘robinson house studio’ were exactly what I
An introduction to handtools and furniture making. No previous experience is required, just plenty of enthusiasm!
Sign-up for a one week taster course before committing to a full time 12, 24 or 50 week course and receive the one week course fee refunded against the cost of the longer course.