All courses are held at Chris Tribe’s workshop at The Cornmill in Ilkley. Courses start at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm, although the workshop will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm.

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Jul
21
Fri
2017
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Jul 21 – Jul 24 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance, joint cutting by hand and machine, based around making an oak table.

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Jul
29
Sat
2017
Chair making part V
Jul 29 all-day

Last part of five part chair making course.

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Jul
31
Mon
2017
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Jul 31 – Aug 4 all-day

Explore the full range of the most versatile tool in the workshop. We will use the router hand held and in a router table to make an elegant  circular walnut table.

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Aug
12
Sat
2017
Hardware fitting day. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/woodwork-taster-half-day/
Aug 12 all-day

Spend a day finding out how to fit hinges and locks with accuracy and precision.

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Aug
21
Mon
2017
Make your own work bench. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/make-your-own-work-bench/
Aug 21 – Aug 26 all-day

Make a robust beech work bench with front and tail vices and bench dogs.

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Sep
22
Fri
2017
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Sep 22 – Sep 25 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance, joint cutting by hand and machine, based around making an oak table.

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Oct
2
Mon
2017
Dovetailing and drawer fitting. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/drawer-fitting-and-dovetailing-five-day-course/
Oct 2 – Oct 6 all-day

Make a small two drawer box with piston fit drawers made with through and lap dovetails.

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Oct
14
Sat
2017
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

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Oct
27
Fri
2017
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Oct 27 – Oct 30 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance, joint cutting by hand and machine, based around making an oak table.

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Nov
6
Mon
2017
Cabinet making techniques @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/cabinet-making-techniques/
Nov 6 – Nov 10 all-day

Learn modern cabinet making techniques making a base cabinet with both  in frame and overlay doors and drawers.

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Nov
25
Sat
2017
Basic jointing weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-jointing-weekend/
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day

Learn how to plane and saw square and cut mortice and tenon and half lap joints whilst making a small stool/table.

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Nov
27
Mon
2017
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Nov 27 – Dec 1 all-day

Explore the full range of the most versatile tool in the workshop. We will use the router hand held and in a router table to make an elegant  circular walnut table.

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Dec
9
Sat
2017
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Dec 9 – Dec 10 all-day

Learn how to cut both through and lap dovetails whilst making two pairs of book ends.

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Dec
29
Fri
2017
Half day woodwork taster. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/woodwork-taster-half-day/
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Introduction to basic woodworking skills, planing, sawing and cutting a simple joint. Based on making a set of our trivets.

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Dec
30
Sat
2017
Half day marquetry taster. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/marquetry-taster-half-day/
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Introduction to basic marquetry cuts and sand shading. Make a fluted motif coaster of plaque.

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