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.

Explore all available woodwork courses here.

UPDATE: 2019  Course dates are now available to book.

Aug
18
Sat
2018
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Sep
1
Sat
2018
Chair making part I
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day

First part of five part chair making course.

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Sep
3
Mon
2018
Dovetailing and drawer fitting. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/drawer-fitting-and-dovetailing-five-day-course/
Sep 3 – Sep 7 all-day

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

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Sep
21
Fri
2018
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Sep 21 – Sep 24 all-day

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

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Sep
29
Sat
2018
Chair making part II
Sep 29 all-day

Second part of five part chair making course.

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Oct
5
Fri
2018
Basic jointing weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-jointing-weekend/
Oct 5 – Oct 7 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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Oct
8
Mon
2018
Make a book case @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/improvers-make-a-book-case-5-days/
Oct 8 – Oct 12 all-day

Learn new skills such as book matched burr veneering, inlaying, lap dovetails and sliding dovetails whilst making an elegant book case.

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Oct
13
Sat
2018
Chair making part III
Oct 13 all-day

Third part of five part chair making course.

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Oct
19
Fri
2018
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day

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

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Oct
27
Sat
2018
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – Oct 28 @ 4:00 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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Nov
10
Sat
2018
Chair making part IV
Nov 10 all-day

Part four of five part chair making course.

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Nov
12
Mon
2018
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Nov 12 – Nov 16 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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Nov
23
Fri
2018
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Nov 23 – Nov 26 all-day

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

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Dec
1
Sat
2018
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Dec
3
Mon
2018
Veneering and laminating. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/veneering-and-laminating-5-days/
Dec 3 – Dec 7 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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Dec
8
Sat
2018
Chair making part V
Dec 8 all-day

Last part of five part chair making course.

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Dec
28
Fri
2018
Half day woodwork taster. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/woodwork-taster-half-day/
Dec 28 @ 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
29
Sat
2018
Half day marquetry taster. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/marquetry-taster-half-day/
Dec 29 @ 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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Jan
12
Sat
2019
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – Jan 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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Jan
14
Mon
2019
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Jan 14 – Jan 18 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
25
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Jan 25 – Jan 28 all-day

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

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Feb
4
Mon
2019
Make your own work bench. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/make-your-own-work-bench/
Feb 4 – Feb 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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Feb
23
Sat
2019
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
Feb 23 – Feb 24 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Feb
25
Mon
2019
Make a book case @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/improvers-make-a-book-case-5-days/
Feb 25 – Mar 1 all-day

Learn new skills such as book matched burr veneering, inlaying, lap dovetails and sliding dovetails whilst making an elegant book case.

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Mar
8
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course – Ladies only @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Mar 8 – Mar 11 all-day

The usual beginners course with sharpening, joint cutting and making an oak table but limited to women only to mark International Women’s Day

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Basic jointing weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-jointing-weekend/
Mar 16 – Mar 17 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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Mar
29
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Mar 29 – Apr 2 all-day

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

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Apr
13
Sat
2019
Dovetailing weekend. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-skills-part-three
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – Apr 14 @ 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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May
3
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
May 3 – May 6 all-day

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

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May
11
Sat
2019
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
May 11 – May 12 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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May
13
Mon
2019
Dovetailing and drawer fitting. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/drawer-fitting-and-dovetailing-five-day-course/
May 13 – May 17 all-day

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

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May
24
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
May 24 – May 27 all-day

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

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Jun
7
Fri
2019
Basic jointing weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/basic-jointing-weekend/
Jun 7 – Jun 9 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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Jun
10
Mon
2019
Make your own work bench. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/make-your-own-work-bench/
Jun 10 – Jun 15 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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Jun
21
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Jun 21 – Jun 24 all-day

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

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Jul
15
Mon
2019
Router skills. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/router-skills/
Jul 15 – Jul 19 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.

Find Out More

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Jul 26 – Jul 29 all-day

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

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Aug
10
Sat
2019
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekend @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/tool-sharpening-and-fettling-weekend/
Aug 10 – Aug 11 all-day

Tool sharpening and maintenance plus hand preparation of timber.

Held at British Hardwoods near Skipton

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Aug
11
Sun
2019
Veneering and laminating. @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/veneering-and-laminating-5-days/
Aug 11 – Aug 16 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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Aug
30
Fri
2019
Beginners four day course @ http://www.christribefurniturecourses.com/index.php/beginners-make-a-table-4-days/
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

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

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