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Heather Jones Chippendale School

Cocktails and 007

Heather Jones from Los Angeles came on our professional course with some furniture design experience, but no woodworking skills. She was previously an art director and graphic designer, and one of her hobbies was designing furniture. She decided that it was time to acquire the necessary skills to turn her visual designs into completed realities. …

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Honour for Honor

Honor Dalrymple, from East Lothian, has taken second place in our bedside cabinet competition, as chosen by the school’s teaching staff. Her four-leg pine cabinet veneered in rosewood, is a beautifully-constructed piece of furniture that perfectly balances form and function. It’s the first piece of furniture we ask all students to make during their first …

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Scott Grove veneer expert at the Chippendale school

Veneers and marquetry

Last week we were privileged to have Scott Grove at the school. Scott is a world-renowned artist and craftsman, whose work is part of, among others, the permanent collections of the Hunter Museum of American Art, and the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, New York. Scott is a genuinely multi-talented artist who continues to pioneer …

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