Chad Simmons on a short woodworking course

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The Chippendale International School of Furniture is shortly to run a one-week Chippendale Experience course. Anselm Fraser, the School’s Principal, says it would make an ideal Christmas present. Over the years, we have trained hundreds of people from all over the world to realise their dream of becoming professional furniture… read more >>

New Students 2014

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On Monday 13th October 2014, twenty-one new students joined the Chippendale International School of Furniture.  This year the students come from America, Canada, Norway, Scotland, England and the United Arab Emirates. Anselm and his team welcome them warmly and wish them a very happy, fun and informative year at the… read more >>

TONY MARSH, TONY MARSH

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Having recently graduated from the Chippendale School’s 30-week furniture design course I have spent some time reflecting on what made it such an enjoyable and effective learning experience. As with most things in life, it comes down to the people involved and how we all worked together, which in turn… read more >>

Referendum Cabinet with Richard Demarco and Anselm Fraser

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An iconic piece of Scottish furniture, named the “Referendum Cabinet”, has been created by the Chippendale International School of Furniture, to mark one of the most important events in Scotland’s recent history. It was described as “an iconic piece of furniture of both national and international importance,” by Professor Richard… read more >>

Garry Macfarlane planing - Freckle Furniture

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Garry Macfarlane, originally from south-west Scotland, founded Freckle Furniture when he graduated from the Chippendale International School of Furniture in East Lothian outside Edinburgh. His fledgling bespoke furniture design business moved to new expanded premises nearby at Fenton Barns after spending two years in the Chippendale Incubator workshops adjoining the… read more >>

Anthony Glynn's retro Danish cabinet - Chippendale School

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Anthony Glynn has just headed home to Bath from the Chippendale International School of Furniture near Edinburgh. He was highly commended for his work at one of Europe’s premier furniture design and restoration schools, and now plans to start up his own bespoke furniture business. This is his Chippendale Experience.… read more >>