Cooking up a kitchen

Cooking up a kitchen

Ruaraidh Stewart, originally from Aberdeenshire, is now successfully installed in incubation space at the school and has set up The Georgian Kitchen Company. Ruaraidh, who graduated earlier this year, was a student who displayed real enterprise, managing to combine...
Retiring into wood

Retiring into wood

For some people, retirement means putting your feet up. Not so for Fiona Davis from Edinburgh, who is one of two new intermediate course students who started with us last week. Fiona, not long retired from a career in financial services, is not only learning new...
The psychology of sawdust

The psychology of sawdust

Anselm Fraser, principal All of us involved in woodworking, either as professional designers, makers or teachers, love the whole business of working with wood. But few of us bother to consider why we like woodworking so much. So I was intrigued by a book Flow: The...
A Christmas gift of sawdust

A Christmas gift of sawdust

Summer may not long have ended, but (dare we say it) Christmas is not far off. So this year why not think about giving the gift of sawdust, or give it to yourself as a special Festive treat? Our last one-week introductory course of the year takes place between 17th...