This course provides hands-on experience of the sophisticated techniques used in the composites industry. Next course date: TBC Cost £400.
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.
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.
Covering handtools, there will be practical sessions on planing, sawing and chiseling – forming the ideal starting point for cutting and fitting accurate joints. Next course: Date TBC Cost: £195
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
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.
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: TBC Cost: £295
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.
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.
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.
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.
Next course: 16th July 2022 Cost: £240 – 1 day Steam bending is an ancient woodworking process which is found on every continent.
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.
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.