Founded in 1985, the Chippendale International School of Furniture ranks amongst the world’s top furniture making and design Schools, and each year we welcome up to 25 furniture design students to learn the best of traditional and modern furniture making.

Founded in 1985, the Chippendale International School of Furniture ranks amongst the world’s top furniture making and design Schools, and each year we welcome up to 25 furniture design students to learn the best of traditional and modern furniture making.

Founded in 1985, the Chippendale International School of Furniture ranks amongst the world’s top furniture making and design Schools, and each year we welcome up to 25 furniture design students to learn the best of traditional and modern furniture making.

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Full Time Courses

The Chippendale International School of Furniture is one of the world’s pre-eminent furniture design and making schools, teaching age-old skills and modern making techniques in a beautiful rural location close to Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant capital city.  The school is highly rated by Education Scotland, and we are now taking applications for our full-time one-year course 2017/18 for which an Early Bird Discount of £500 is currently available.

Full Time Courses

The Chippendale International School of Furniture is one of the world’s pre-eminent furniture design and making schools, teaching age-old skills and modern making techniques in a beautiful rural location close to Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant capital city.  The school is highly rated by Education Scotland, and we are now taking applications for our full-time one-year course 2017/18 for which an Early Bird Discount of £500 is currently available.

Short Courses

We also run five-day ‘taster’ courses, which give a valuable introduction to fine woodworking skills, helping you to determine if a future in woodworking is right for you.

If you go on to join our 30-week course, the cost of the short course is fully deducted from the full-time course fees.

Short Courses

We also run five-day ‘taster’ courses, which give a valuable introduction to fine woodworking skills, helping you to determine if a future in woodworking is right for you.

If you go on to join our 30-week course, the cost of the short course is fully deducted from the full-time course fees.

Magnificent seven to exhibit in London

For the first time, seven talented designers from the renowned Chippendale International School of Furniture will be exhibiting at the New Designers Exhibition in London in July. The newly-qualified designers are from the UK, USA and South Korea, and will...
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The hand-crafted cabinet your guitar deserves

When creativity and a passion for the guitar come together, the result can be both beautiful and practical. Andrew Cockerill (24) from York has played guitar for over ten years, and been in several rock bands, playing in local pubs and clubs. Apart from guitar,...
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Scottish parliamentarian visits school

Rachael Hamilton MSP for Scotland South recently visited the Chippendale International School of Furniture, meeting staff and students who this year come from nine different countries. Earlier this year, Education Scotland published a highly positive report on...
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Chippendale International School of Furniture, Gifford, East Lothian, EH41 4JA, near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

T: +(44) 0 1620 810680  E: info@chippendale.co.uk

Chippendale International School of Furniture, Gifford, East Lothian, EH41 4JA, near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

T: +(44) 0 1620 810680
E: info@chippendale.co.uk