Developing a new career in furniture making & restoration

An interview with former Chippendale Furniture student Ian Darroch who now runs his own bespoke furniture making, woodworking and restoration business.

After 20 years of service within the banking sector, Ian took a leap of faith and decided to pursue a career in furniture making and woodwork. Realising that he needed to develop his skill base to professional level he started to look for suitable training courses and facilities. Ian chose the Chippendale School of Furniture due primarily to its reputation….