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.

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.

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.

Skilled Dutch designer honing his skills

Roderick Groenewegen from Amerongen in the Netherlands comes to us following a 30-year career with a major Dutch banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam. He is also a skilled woodworker who has been on several woodworking courses,...
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From short course to immersive course

It sometimes takes a while for people to find their vocation in life, and that’s true of Gianluca Caregnato, from near Milan in northern Italy. He originally studied agriculture at technical school because of his love of nature. But he’s also been passionate...
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Changing attitudes the Joshua way

One of the great frustrations shared by all furniture design schools is that the option of fine furniture making is not a career option that schools tend to recommend to their pupils. That’s because it’s a career they don’t know much about because – and maybe...
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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