Courses are priced as follows:

4 Day Beginners Woodwork Course At Workshop in Ilkley, Yorkshire: £600

Fee includes a 5% voluntary contribution to Kids Club Kampala to support young carpentry students in Uganda which can lift them out of poverty.

Other courses no longer run due to my semi-retirement, however,
I have a growing number of free to watch instruction videos that cover many of the course topics.


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Click on a course name for full course details and to find out what skills you will learn
or call Chris on 01943 602836 or 07817 456241

Beginners Courses

Course (click for details)DurationVideos are free to watch
Beginners – Four day course4 DaysView Dates/Book
Tool sharpening and maintenance weekendN/AWatch Videos
Basic jointing weekendN/AWatch Videos
Dovetailing weekendN/AWatch Videos

Improvers Courses

Course (click for details) 
Router skillsWatch Videos
Improver’s make a book caseVideo List
Make your own workbench.Video List

Advanced Courses

Course (click for details) 
Drawer fitting and dovetailingWatch Videos
Veneering and laminatingWatch Videos
Chair MakingWatch Videos

Weekly Classes

Course (click for details)Duration 
Woodwork afternoon class2 1/2 hoursView Dates/Book
Woodwork evening class2 1/2 hoursView Dates/Book

All courses take place at the fully equipped Cornmill Workshop in Ilkley in Yorkshire.

Courses start at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm, although the workshop will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm.

Too far to travel?

Some people have said that they would like to do a course but Yorkshire is too far to travel.

I appreciate that it could be a long way so I asked some of my students what they would say to those who have a long way to travel.

Here is what they said:

View Ilkley accommodation.

Previous students have travelled from Aberdeen, N Ireland, Czech Republic, Bahrain and Singapore!

Contact Chris:

Workshop: 01943 602836
Mob: 07817 456241
Email: Ask Chris A Question

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