Experience some of the key processes and techniques of furniture making in a project that not only introduces the essential elements in a fun and engaging way, but will give you a stable knowledge base to progressing your woodworking skills.
In making a simple dovetailed stool, you learn how to set up and use the tools required with a hands-on approach. Customise your joint layout, and develop an understanding of theory to back up your practical skills. Finish triumphant with a useful and versatile piece of furniture which you can be proud of.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
Daniel designs and makes furniture to commission inspired by the principles of the arts and crafts movement which had a profound influence whilst serving his apprenticeship at the Edward Barnsley Workshop in Hampshire. He has an affinity for using hand tools and how they creatively contribute to the making process.