Upholstery 2020

Upholstery 2020

We’re always looking to innovate at the Chippendale school. From recently introducing our one-week introductory course and one-month intermediate course, to our fun and informative weekend woodturning courses. We’re pleased now to announce the date of next year’s...
Woodturning weekends

Woodturning weekends

The Chippendale school is delighted to be announcing dates for our next weekend woodturning courses. These courses, only introduced earlier this year, have proved extremely popular. They are designed for complete novices and complement our other woodworking courses....
Ballet in wood

Ballet in wood

Last week saw another of our popular one-week introductory courses. They’re designed to give students a taste for woodworking and raise their DIY skills. But for some, it also allows them to decide if a career in fine woodworking might be for them. One student who is...
Making success happen

Making success happen

Anselm Fraser, principal, writing in The Woodworker magazine It’s a tough world out there and, alas, there are no shortcuts to becoming a successful woodworker. At our school, our nine-month professional course equips students with all the skills they need to set up...
Courses for everyone

Courses for everyone

A week-long woodworking course doesn’t seem long enough to learn very much. But our introductory courses do teach students quite a lot. Enough, certainly, to give them DIY skills that they can then use around the house. On our introductory course last week, we had...