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Furniture Design & Maker's Long Course

Furniture Design & Maker's Long Course

Professional long course

Our long courses are aimed at students aspiring to design and make bespoke furniture to professional standards – either for their own enjoyment or to develop a career as a professional furniture designer/maker.

You don't need any experience in woodworking to join, and each year we have a variety of students ranging from school-leavers looking to start their career, through to more mature students looking for a change of direction and there is always a great mix of ages and backgrounds within the group, all sharing a common aim in making and designing beautiful furniture. 

This course is suitable for…

Beginners √
Intermediate √
Advanced √

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French Polishing Course - 2 Day

French Polishing Course - 2 Day

French Polishing & Re-Finishing

This short course is ideal for people who would like to learn how to re-finish furniture using traditional wood staining and French polishing techniques. The course is also suitable for restorers and owners of antique furniture

Our woodworking and furniture making courses are based in Worcestershire in the heart of England – and are taught by Wood Workers Workshop owner, Peter Sefton, a master craftsman and furniture designer maker.

Peter has his own Furniture School where much of his time is spent on the bench sharing his knowledge about woodworking tools with his students.

This course is suitable for …

Beginners √
Intermediate √
Advanced X

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Routing Course - 2 or 3 Day

Routing Course - 2 or 3 Day

Make a Tool Tray and Exploring Jigs

Learn essential skills you’ll need to use hand-held and table mounted routers; understand the importance of router and cutter selection as well as accurate and safe setting up, whilst making a jointed tool tray. An optional third day teaches more advanced routing skills and techniques including jig making

Our woodworking and furniture making courses are based in Worcestershire in the heart of England – and are taught by Wood Workers Workshop owner, Peter Sefton, a master craftsman and furniture designer maker.

Peter has his own Furniture School where much of his time is spent on the bench sharing his knowledge about woodworking tools with his students.

This course is suitable for …

Beginners √
Intermediate √
Advanced √

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Wood Machining Course - 2 or 3 Day

Wood Machining Course - 2 or 3 Day

Safe Operation of Wood Machines

This short course is aimed at people with limited or no previous experience of wood machines

Our woodworking and furniture making courses are based in Worcestershire in the heart of England – and are taught by Wood Workers Workshop owner, Peter Sefton, a master craftsman and furniture designer maker.

Peter has his own Furniture School where much of his time is spent on the bench sharing his knowledge about woodworking tools with his students.

This course is suitable for …

Beginners √
Intermediate √
Advanced √

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Beginners Course - 5 Day

Beginners Course - 5 Day

Furniture Making for Beginners – Fundamentals and Tool Sharpening

Learn the essential skills needed to use furniture making tools – our beginners’ course will introduce you to the importance of sharpness and how to sharpen hand tools, as well as accurate joint cutting techniques whilst making a dovetailed and tenoned English Sweet Chestnut letter rack

Our woodworking and furniture making courses are based in Worcestershire in the heart of England – and are taught by Wood Workers Workshop owner, Peter Sefton, a master craftsman and furniture designer maker.

Peter has his own Furniture School where much of his time is spent on the bench sharing his knowledge about woodworking tools with his students.

This course is suitable for …

Beginners √
Intermediate √
Advanced √

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