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.
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.
Next courses: 25-26 April 2020 | 12-13 Sept 2020. Cost: £295
An ideal course for anyone who wants to learn more about finishing techniques and get some practical, hands-on experience.
Next course dates: 16-17 May 2020 & 7-8 November 2020. 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.
Next course: 27-28 June 2020
This course provides hands-on experience of the sophisticated techniques used in the composites industry.
Next course: 18 – 19 July 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
Japanese style joinery can be extremely complicated but there are occasions when simplicity and function come together to make the perfect form.
Next course: Spring 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
Taught by Roy James Martin, a professional wood carver, working on commissions and projects who has been carving wood for over 30 years.
Next course: TBA
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.
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!
A weekend course on French polishing with shellac, run by Derek Jones, editor for Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine
Next course: 2020 dates TBC