All courses are held at Chris Tribe’s workshop at The Cornmill in Ilkley unless otherwise stated. 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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UPDATE: 2019  Course dates are now available to book.

Sep
27
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Sep 27 – Sep 30 all-day

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

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Oct
12
Sat
2019
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

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

Note: From 2018 this course is held at British Hardwoods near Skipton.

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Oct
25
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day

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

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Nov
4
Mon
2019
Make your own work bench. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/make-your-own-work-bench/
Nov 4 – Nov 9 all-day

Make a robust beech work bench with front and tail vices and bench dogs and learn lots of new skills along the way.

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Nov
22
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Nov 22 – Nov 25 all-day

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

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Nov
30
Sat
2019
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
Nov 30 – Dec 1 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Dec
9
Mon
2019
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Dec 9 – Dec 13 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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Jan
4
Sat
2020
Basic jointing weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-jointing-weekend/
Jan 4 – Jan 5 all-day

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

Note: From 2018 this course is held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Jan
13
Mon
2020
Veneering and laminating. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/veneering-and-laminating-5-days/
Jan 13 – Jan 17 all-day

Selection, cutting and laying of standard and burr veneers. Inlaying. Lamination in both vacuum press or using male and female formers. Based around making a small stool.

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Jan
24
Fri
2020
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Jan 24 – Jan 27 all-day

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

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Feb
8
Sat
2020
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm

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

Note: From 2018 this course is held at British Hardwoods near Skipton.

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Feb
21
Fri
2020
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Feb 21 – Feb 24 all-day

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

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Mar
2
Mon
2020
Dovetailing and drawer fitting. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/drawer-fitting-and-dovetailing-five-day-course/
Mar 2 – Mar 6 all-day

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

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Mar
27
Fri
2020
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

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

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