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Welcome to the Wooburn Craft School Ltd.

Everyone knows how much learning something new helps ones outlook.  This is especialy true with learning new creative skills.  Wooburn Craft School Ltd. delivers short classes in a variety of craft and creative skills including: Furniture Restoration, Upholstery, Jewellery Making, Wood Working and Wood Carving. We also  offer courses in Rush Seating, Caning, and a number of weekday courses as well as a craft clubs.  New classes are being added all the time, so please check back with us soon on a regular bases.

All of our tutors are seasoned professionals with years of experience both in the practice of their craft and in teaching their skills to others.

Also note that many of our classes sell out so if you are interested please contact us as soon as you can, as you may lose your place.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you!

NOTE TO CRAFTPEOPLE AND ARTISTS

WE HAVE TIMES AVAILABLE FOR NEW PRACTICIONERS TO TEACH THEIR SKILLS PLEASSE CONTACT ERNEST RIALL IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TEACHING A COURSE IN A WELL ESTABLISHED, WELL EQUIPED WORKSHOP WITH EASY ACCESS


Current Classes

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Our Tutors

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Lilian Shaw – STAINED GLASS AND APPLIQUE

Lilian Shaw – STAINED GLASS AND APPLIQUE

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Grant Forsyth – JEWELLERY MAKING

Grant Forsyth – JEWELLERY MAKING

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Roberto Pierro

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Simon Clement – MACHINE/ADVANCED CARVING TECHNIQUES

Simon Clement – MACHINE/ADVANCED CARVING TECHNIQUES

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Rishir Patel – Leather Work

Rishir Patel – Leather Work

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Theo Sturge – Leather Conservator

Theo Sturge – Leather Conservator

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Ernest Riall, PhD (Principal Tutor) – WOOD CARVING

Ernest Riall, PhD (Principal Tutor) – WOOD CARVING

Ernest has studied with the leading woodcarvers in England and in France at Ecole Boulle. His passion is primarily focused on carving that is in the support of restoration of furniture while he is equally inspired by carving in support of artistic endeavours.

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Christine Brewster – CHAIR CANING AND RUSHING

Christine Brewster – CHAIR CANING AND RUSHING

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Pierre-Alain Le Cousin – FRENCH POLISHING AND WAX FINISHES

Pierre-Alain Le Cousin – FRENCH POLISHING AND WAX FINISHES

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Laurent Lainé – FRENCH UPHOLSTERY

Laurent Lainé – FRENCH UPHOLSTERY

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Kat Lyons – UPHOLSTERY

Kat Lyons – UPHOLSTERY

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