Acclaimed woodworker joins the team

Acclaimed woodworker joins the team

The Chippendale school is proud of the number of internationally-renowned experts we bring into the school each year to teach specific techniques such as woodcarving and veneering. This week we’re delighted to welcome another acclaimed woodworker, Michael Fortune RCA,...
BT + T = A

BT + T = A

This week and next is all about woodcarving, taught by expert tutor John White. John, who is from the north west of England, runs John White Woodcarving, and is recognised nationally as a leading practitioner in this ancient craft. Indeed, the first woodcarvings date...
Isobel Edgar

Isobel Edgar

We are sorry to announce that one of the Chippendale school’s longest-standing members of staff died on Saturday 2nd March after suffering a stroke some days earlier. Isobel Edgar had worked with the Chippendale team for 25 years, primarily in her role as student...
A long drive for a table

A long drive for a table

In the year since we launched our-month intermediate course, we’ve had students from as far away as Brazil and Trinidad & Tobago. This week, another overseas student has joined us – Belen Gallego from the beautiful Spanish city of Barcelona. Rather than fly, Belen...