Course Details

An inclusive course designed for all skill levels, we will teach you how to make a table accurately within a week! You will be instructed in the construction of traditional joints including mortice and tenons, lap and through dovetails and housings to name a few. We will also look at veneering methods and learning how to lay with book-matching, and if you are up for the challenge we will even make a drawer to fit.

Entry Requirements

No previous experience is necessary, but if you have some, we will put an individual learning plan together. You will receive a certificate of attendance from the College.

Career options

Upon successful completion of this course you have a number of options including.. 1. Evening furniture making, restoration or upholstery courses 2. Beginner’s router course 3. Advanced router course 4. A range of full time courses

Furniture Making Summer School

Five highlights

  • 1 Centrally located with easy communication routes
  • 2 Brand new facilities
  • 3 Instruction by highly qualified industry professionals
  • 4 Excellent ratio of students per lecturer
  • 5 Clear progression routes available

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • Non regulated provision, Level 1, Manufacturing Technologies

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Course code Location Course length Start date
CON242CD1A Chichester Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

Traditional jointing techniques, accurate marking, sawing, planing, scraping, sanding and finishing.

How will I be taught?

We teach in small groups to maximise your potential, typically between 4 and 6 learners per session. This will allow us to give you proper one to one tuition and make the learning meaningful.

How will I be assessed?

Formative (progression checking) assessment and advice all the way through the course. A summative assessment by peers and lecturer at the end.

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