Make a Wooden Hand Plane with Theo Cook

How to make a wooden hand plane weekend

Next course: 8th-10th July 2022, 3 days. £400
Learn how to make a wooden plane. This will involve skills such as bandsawing, routing, drilling, shaping with a spokeshave, sanding and finishing.

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French Polishing with Derek Jones

French Polishing with Derek Jones

Next course: 19th July 2022 £195.
A one day course on French polishing with shellac, run by Derek Jones, once editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine and author of French Polishing, Finishing & Restoring Using Traditional Techniques.

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Wood Finishing Weekend Class

Wood Finishing Weekend Class

Next course: 12th – 13th November 2022.
Cost: £295
An ideal course for anyone who wants to learn more about finishing techniques and get some practical, hands-on experience.

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Making the Perfect Dovetails Weekend Class

Making the Perfect Dovetails Weekend Class

Next Course Date: 19th – 20th November 2022. Ideal if you want to know more about the mark of a master craftsman – the dovetail joint! When well-executed it is the epitome of high-level work. Cost: £295.

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Wood Carving with the Wood Warlock

Dickie Baugh, the Wood Warlock, woodcarver

Next Course: 3rd – 4th December 2022. Cost £295.
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.

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Making Jigs & Templates

Andrew Strickland RHS cabinet making student

Next Course: Date TBC.
Jig and template-making one day course, £195.00
Learn how to make your own jigs and templates at this one-day course with Robinson House Studio’s senior tutor and master craftsman, Theo Cook.
The course covers making jigs by hand as well as the use of CAD programs, laser-cutter, and a CNC router.

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Laminating Weekend Class

Laminating Weekend Class

Next courses: TBC. Cost: £295
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.

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Veneering One Day Course

Josh-Wilton-box-RHS-student

Next course: TBC, £195 for one day course.
This one-day introductory course is designed to help attendees understand and apply different approaches to veneering.

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Japanese Toolbox with Derek Jones

Japanese Toolbox with Derek Jones

Japanese style joinery can be extremely complicated but there are occasions when simplicity and function come together to make the perfect form.
Next course: 2022 Dates TBC
Cost: £295

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Cricket Table

Derek Jones at Robinson House Studio

Next Course: 15th – 16th – 17th Feb 2023.
This course is taught by expert maker Derek Jones. The key principles for building a cricket table are simplicity, necessity and ingenuity. Using just two types of joint it’s possible to create a robust structure from almost any species of wood that can be used to make a variety of different pieces of furniture.

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Spindle Moulding Weekend Class

Spindle Moulding Weekend Class

The spindle moulder is a versatile machine – we cover safe use and setup, rebating, shaping, using formers, tenons, power feeds, jig making, and guarding.
Dates: TBC.
Cost: £295.

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Wood Machining Weekend Class

Wood Machining Weekend Class

Next course: TBC Cost: £295.
For either a beginner or an intermediate. If you’ve invested in new machines and want to know how to safely use or set them up, on this two day course you can learn from the professionals!

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