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.

A period of calm for a curriculum of success

  It’s that time of year when the class of 2016/17 has left us and the class of 2017/18 has yet to arrive. It’s a time therefore for reflection.  To reflect on what we do well and to see what we could do better. It’s something we do every year because, in...
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The art of creating form and function

  Running a successful furniture design school is all about teaching the techniques and skills needed to design and make beautiful furniture. In a sense, teaching those skills and techniques is the easy part because making basic furniture is something that...
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Over the moon with what our students make

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon in 1969, his first words were, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” They are words that will resonate down through history, providing inspiration for generations to come. Neil Armstrong...
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If you have any questions about the school or how we can make your stay with us comfortable and stress-free, we can arrange a Skype appointment for you. We’re here to help!

  Skype Name: info@chippendale.co.uk

If you have any questions about the school or how we can make your stay with us comfortable and stress-free, we can arrange a Skype appointment for you. We’re here to help!

 

Skype Name: info@chippendale.co.uk

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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