If you are thinking of moving home anytime in the future, naturally you will want to ensure that you are adding as much value as possible to your house price before you move out.
There are countless options for home improvements that will add value to your home, and many of them involve adding an element of bespoke woodwork across your interiors. From handcrafted kitchens to accentuating period features, high-quality woodwork and cabinetry can be integral to boosting your home’s value.Read More
The Chippendale School has welcomed hundreds of students from around the world through its workshop doors. We are proud to have supported the careers of so many woodworkers from the start of their journeys, right up to setting up their own businesses.
Frazer A Reid set up FAR Cabinet Makers and Far Wooden Surfboards after studying at Chippendale School. He now combines his two big passions in life – woodworking and surfing – and gets to do what he loves every day.
Read on to find out more about this Fife-based maker’s journey into furniture making and life after Chippendale…Read More
2020 has the been the year that bulldozed us with a series of challenges which have affected how we live, work and play. 2021 promises a vaccinated world, yet society looks set to remain influenced by the impact of this global pandemic. But what will that world look like? In this blog, Tom Fraser, Chippendale School Principal considers how the rise of working from home (WFH) is shaping the design of our homes.Read More
The Fine Furniture Guild was established in 2017 by Chippendale School founder Anselm Fraser, to celebrate its alumni and help connect fine furniture makers with consumers. We have been working hard on developing a new look and feel for the Guild in our 35th anniversary year and are excited to announce the launch of our new website: www.finefurnitureguild.com.Read More
November was an exciting month at the Chippendale School, as we welcomed our new class of Professional Course students to the workshops of our furniture making school. The start of term brought with it 26 new faces and lots of inspiring energy from our latest pupils.
We are really looking forward to seeing how they develop their skills over the coming nine months of hard work. They will learn essential furniture design and woodworking techniques, with our expert tutors giving their insight so students can grow into master fine furniture makers and start their own businesses.Read More