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...
Woodturning experience weekends

Woodturning experience weekends

We’re excited to now be offering our most accessible course yet for anyone wanting to learn some basic woodworking skills. Our new summer woodturning weekends are aimed at woodworking novices who want to get a feel for what woodworking is all about, but learn skills...
Builder to renovator

Builder to renovator

Most students who come on our one-month intermediate course are here to learn a variety of skills to take their woodworking hobby up a few levels. But Dmitri Stuckey, originally from London, had a more business-like reason for coming to the Chippendale school. Dmitri...