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Victoria Meacham upholstery in progress

Upholstery 2020

We’re always looking to innovate at the Chippendale school.

From recently introducing our one-week introductory course and one-month intermediate course, to our fun and informative weekend woodturning courses.

Paul Hartman Chippendale school

Woodwork calling

Paul Hartman was this year’s recipient of the Public’s Choice Award. It’s an award that is voted on by visitors to the school’s professional course graduation exhibition in Edinburgh. It’s a real accolade because those visitors are representative of the buying public. Paul, from Alberta, Canada already had construction and carpentry experience when he came …

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Ross Cunnison Chippendale school

Introductory professional

There are some people who just know that a professional woodworking course is absolutely what they want to do. Others, however, are not so sure. It may be that they’ve had no prior woodworking experience or lack design skills. But not to worry, because the Chippendale school doesn’t require experience or skill.  All we look …

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eion gibbs Chippendale school

Professional, intermediate

Eion Gibbs, who graduated from our professional course in June, was also our first intermediate course student. He first came to us on our month-long course while recovering from malaria. He’d been working as a film cameraman on two charitable projects, the Kilimanjaro Project and Trees 4 Kilimanjaro. Both charities are highlighting the environmental damage …

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Christmas at Chippendale

An immersive course at the Chippendale school involves a great deal of hard work…for most of the time. But we also like to mix hard work with fun because what we learn with pleasure we never forget. For example, being an international school, we celebrate the various festivals and national days that are commemorated in …

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