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Visit our Open Day and Furniture Exhibition 2019

Visit our Open Day and Furniture Exhibition 2019

Join us for our open day on Saturday 13th July, from 10am to 3pm. Packed full of exclusive demonstrations, expert advice, an opportunity to try before you buy and fabulous offers just for you.

You will get the chance to meet their expert tutors, watch professional demonstrations and pick up valuable advice. Along with a stunning Furniture Exhibition of the pieces designed and made on this year's Furniture Design & Maker’s Long Course.

  • Peter Sefton will be demonstrating hand tool techniques
  • Tony Jones from Ashcraft Woodturning will be demonstrating woodturning techniques and Woodpeckers Ultra-Shear Turning Tools
  • Mark Arnott from will be demonstrating guitar making including shaping of the soundboard strutting and neck shaping
  • Artisan Media will be filming at the open day, who produced the Peter Sefton DVD series which will also be available for sale
  • Bob Jones will be demonstrating French Polishing and traditional finishing
  • Wood Workers Workshop will be open with great deals on woodworking tools and products
  • Sean Feeney, the school's Designer and Maker in Residence, will be talking about the School’s Professional Long Course and End of Year Show
  • Chris Yates our routing tutor will be demonstrating routing techniques and products
  • Tony Smart, past Master of The Furniture Makers’ Company, will be our guest speaker
  • Student Prize Giving will take place with the School’s sponsors Hammer Felder, Whitmores Timber, Mundy Veneers, Fiddes, Wood Workers Workshop and Gordon Russell Museum.

There will also be a free BBQ run by the Wood Club UK, who will be hoping for donations in return for their hard work flipping all those burgers for our hungry visitors! Wood Club UK is a group of professionals and hobbyists promoting woodworking, the money raised will be used to fund their forum. To join their Facebook group click here.

Where to find us

The Threshing Barn, Welland Road, Upton Upon Severn, Worcestershire, WR8 0SN

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