Furniture making for beginners – a dovetailed stool with Daniel Pateman

Ref: SLW08542



About this course

Experience key furniture making techniques to make a simple dovetailed stool, a versatile project with a multitude of uses. Essential elements are introduced in a fun engaging way, as you customise the joint layout of your piece, and learn to set up and use tools required in this hands-on approach.


Daniel Pateman

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.


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