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Woodcarving Club (Tuesdays) – Autumn 2023

16th July 2023

This club is for advanced carvers who shares experience and work on their own piece.

 

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
September: 5, 12, 19, 26
October: 3, 10, 17, 31
November: 7, 14, 21

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 and end at 13:30

Price: £10 per hour

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Chair Seating Club

Club is an informal group meeting monthly. We meet at the Wooburn Craft School on the first Friday of every month. Hours are flexible. Start when you want any time from 2.00 and finish when it suits.

We cover
• Chair caning in the well-known six-way standard pattern. Furniture suitable for this should have one or more panels with regularly spaced holes going all the way through the polished frame. A trapezium shaped bedroom chair is suitable for a beginner.
• More advanced chair caning. Recent projects have used patterns such as double Victoria, snowflake, or more unusual designs as well as more complex exercises such as different shaped panels, sunrise or medallion patterns, curved edges or curved surfaces.
• Blind caning where the holes are not drilled all the way through the frame.
• Double caning. This is usually worked on the arms or back of a chair or sofa. Both front and back of the panel are woven at the same time.
• Close caning. Usually done on the seat of a chair with unpolished rails drilled with widely spaced holes, and with raised corners.
• Rush seating using English rush in the ‘envelope’ pattern or a continental design. A small bedroom chair or stool is suitable for a beginner although a drop in seat is not recommended as a starter piece. For rushing, the piece should have solid unpolished rails around the seat with raised corners.
• Other materials. Projects using e.g. Danish cord or paper rush are also possible

In all cases students will need to bring their own furniture to work on, although it may be possible to purchase a suitable piece from the Wooburn Craft School. Any repairs should be complete before caning or rushing, as well as cleaning, painting or French polishing.

If you would like to join the group, please contact the Wooburn Craft School in advance to discuss your requirements and the suitability of your furniture.

Tutor: Christine Brewster

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
September: 5, 12, 19, 26
October: 3, 10, 17, 31
November: 7, 14, 21

Class Times: All classes start at 14:00 and ends at 18:00

Price:  £10 per hour

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Chair Seating Club

14th March 2023

The Chair Seating Club is an informal group meeting monthly. We meet at the Wooburn Craft School on the first Friday of every month. Hours are flexible. Start when you want any time from 2.00 and finish when it suits.

We cover
• Chair caning in the well-known six-way standard pattern. Furniture suitable for this should have one or more panels with regularly spaced holes going all the way through the polished frame. A trapezium shaped bedroom chair is suitable for a beginner.
• More advanced chair caning. Recent projects have used patterns such as double Victoria, snowflake, or more unusual designs as well as more complex exercises such as different shaped panels, sunrise or medallion patterns, curved edges or curved surfaces.
• Blind caning where the holes are not drilled all the way through the frame.
• Double caning. This is usually worked on the arms or back of a chair or sofa. Both front and back of the panel are woven at the same time.
• Close caning. Usually done on the seat of a chair with unpolished rails drilled with widely spaced holes, and with raised corners.
• Rush seating using English rush in the ‘envelope’ pattern or a continental design. A small bedroom chair or stool is suitable for a beginner although a drop in seat is not recommended as a starter piece. For rushing, the piece should have solid unpolished rails around the seat with raised corners.
• Other materials. Projects using e.g. Danish cord or paper rush are also possible

In all cases students will need to bring their own furniture to work on, although it may be possible to purchase a suitable piece from the Wooburn Craft School. Any repairs should be complete before caning or rushing, as well as cleaning, painting or French polishing.

If you would like to join the group, please contact the Wooburn Craft School in advance to discuss your requirements and the suitability of your furniture.

Tutor: Christine Brewster

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
April: 18, 25
May: 2, 9, 16, 23
June: 6, 13, 20, 27
July: 4, 11, 18, 25
August: 1, 29

Class Times: All classes start at 14:00 and ends at 17:30

Price:  £10 per hour

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Woodcarving Club (Tuesdays) – Autumn 2022

4th July 2022

This club is for advanced carvers who shares experience and work on their own piece.

 

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
September: 13, 20, 27
October: 4, 11, 18
November: 1, 8, 15, 22

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 and end at 13:30

Price: £10 per hour

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Chair Seat Club

18th February 2022

For many years the Wycombe area has been famous for its rush seated chairs.

In this class we will learn how to prepare and use English soft rush, harvested from the River Thames, to seat a chair or stool. You will learn to select the rush, to twist it into shape and to create the basic rush seat. The piece of furniture should be square or trapezium shaped and have rough unpolished rails and raised corners.

In all cases students will need to bring their own furniture to work on, although it will be possible to purchase a suitable piece from the Wooburn Craft School. Please contact the school well in advance to discuss your requirements and the suitability of your furniture.
All students should let us know what you want to learn in this class so we can plan appropriately.

 

Class Dates (FIRST Friday of every month):
April: 1
May: 6
June: 10
July: 1

Class Times: All classes start at 14:00 and ends at 18:00

Price:  £10 per hour

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Woodcarving Club (Tuesdays) – Spring 2022

This club is for advanced carvers who shares experience and work on their own piece.

 

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
March: 29
April: 5, 26
May: 3, 10, 17, 24
June: 7, 14, 21

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 and end at 13:30

Price: £10 per hour

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Woodcarving Club (Tuesdays)2022

7th October 2021

This club is for advanced carvers who shares experience and work on their own piece.

 

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
January: 11, 18, 25
February: 1, 8, 15
March: 1, 8, 15, 22

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 and end at 13:30

Price: £10 per hour

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Chair Seat Club

For many years the Wycombe area has been famous for its rush seated chairs.

In this class we will learn how to prepare and use English soft rush, harvested from the River Thames, to seat a chair or stool. You will learn to select the rush, to twist it into shape and to create the basic rush seat. The piece of furniture should be square or trapezium shaped and have rough unpolished rails and raised corners.

In all cases students will need to bring their own furniture to work on, although it will be possible to purchase a suitable piece from the Wooburn Craft School. Please contact the school well in advance to discuss your requirements and the suitability of your furniture.
All students should let us know what you want to learn in this class so we can plan appropriately.

 

Class Dates (FIRST Friday of every month):
January: 7
February: 4
March: 4
April: 1

Class Times: All classes start at 14:00 and ends at 18:00

Price:  £10 per hour

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Woodcarving Club (Tuesdays)

15th July 2021

This club is for advanced carvers who shares experience and work on their own piece.

 

Class Dates (every Tuesday):
September: 7, 14, 21, 28
October: 5, 12, 19
November: 2, 9, 16

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 and end at 13:30

Price:£10 per hour

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Chair Seat Club

For many years the Wycombe area has been famous for its rush seated chairs.

In this class we will learn how to prepare and use English soft rush, harvested from the River Thames, to seat a chair or stool. You will learn to select the rush, to twist it into shape and to create the basic rush seat. The piece of furniture should be square or trapezium shaped and have rough unpolished rails and raised corners.

In all cases students will need to bring their own furniture to work on, although it will be possible to purchase a suitable piece from the Wooburn Craft School. Please contact the school well in advance to discuss your requirements and the suitability of your furniture.
All students should let us know what you want to learn in this class so we can plan appropriately.

 

Class Dates (FIRST Friday of every month):
September: 3
October: 1
November: 5

Class Times: All classes start at 14:00 and ends at 18:00

Price:  £10 per hour

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