Furniture & Crafts

Crafts continue to grow in popularity as both past times and vocations, with traditional crafts resurfacing in new formats. 

Furniture crafts


Learn to:

  • Design and build traditional and contemporary furniture
  • Create technical drawings and CAD
  • Use specialist hand and power tools
  • Set up and use wood working machinery
  • Work with veneers and solid wood
  • Sharpen tools
  • Finish furniture by hand or spray finishing
  • Install furniture

You will also learn the relevant health and safety information and practices.


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Upholstery and soft furnishings


Students can study all aspects of modern and traditional upholstery. 


Learn to create fine quality soft furnishings such as lampshades, curtains, cushions, blinds.


Techniques used include stripping chairs, webbing, stuffing, stitching, recovering using foam, using staple guns and industrial sewing machines.


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We offer full and part-time courses at beginner to advanced levels in:

  • Jewellery
  • Fine furniture making
  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Upholstery
  • Interiors
  • Sewing
  • Textiles and soft furnishings

Our craft and furniture courses offer a range of paths for both amateurs and those who aspire to a career in the industry.

Our experienced tutors will help you develop your skills in our well equipped facilities.


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